Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Apple pie in an apple?


Saw this floating around on facebook and had to post it! Doesn't this look amazingly good?!  Or is it just late and I am really hungry?  I think that I will try and make these this week end when the daughter comes home....hmmmm

You will need 6 granny smith apples, 1 pie crust, 1/4 cup sugar and 1tablespoon brown sugar. Cut off the top of 4 apples off and discard. Remove the inside of each apple with a spoon very carefully, as to not puncture the peel. Remove skin from 2 additional apples and slice very thinly. These apple pieces will give you filling needed to fill the four apples you are baking. Mix sliced apples with sugars and cinnamon in a bowl. If you prefer more or less cinnamon and sugar, make adjustments as desired. Scoop sliced apples into hollow apples. Roll out pie crust and slice into 1/4 inch strips. You can also add a strip of pastry inside the top of the apple almost like a liner to add a little more texture/sweetness to the pie. Cover the top of the apple in a lattice pattern with pie crust strips. Place apples in an 8×8 pan. Add just enough water to the cover the bottom of the pan. Cover with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and sliced apples are soft.

Enjoy! 


4 comments:

Raymond Homestead said...

That does look really good, how clever!

allisamazing said...

What a great idea!

Red Rose Alley said...

This is so clever. My husband would love these, as apple pie is his favorite.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Deborah said...

This looks so delicious and cute!
Thanks for the recipe..I would love to try it!

Deborah xoxo

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