FRENCH APPLE PIE
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 50
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 30
  • Pastry Ingredients:
  • Single crust unbaked 9-inch pastry
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot
  • 5 medium (5 cups) Granny Smith apples, cored, thinly sliced
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold LAND O LAKES® Butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Ice cream, if desired
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour, raisins, 1/4 cup walnuts and gingerroot in large bowl. Add apple slices; toss gently to coat. Spoon into pastry shell.
  2. Combine 3/4 cup flour and 1/2 cup brown sugar in small bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup walnuts. Press evenly over apple mixture.
  3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until apples are fork tender. (If crust is browning too quickly, cover edge with 2-inch strip of aluminum foil.) Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
The top crust on this old favorite features walnuts, raisins and fresh gingerroot.