Saturday, April 11, 2009
1/2 cup unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
8 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced
1 package double pie crusts
1. Peel, core and slice the apples. Place in a large bowl and sprinkle with pump kin pie spice.
2. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add white sugar, brown sugar and water; bring to a boil. Reduce temperature, and simmer 5 minutes.
3. Place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples. Pour the sugar mixture over the apples. Cover with a lattice work of crust or a slitted/vented second crust.
4. Bake @ 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 15 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes.