April 07, 2005
Treat of the Week - Andy's Apple Pie
Apple pie is one of my favorite desserts. Here is a recipe for apple pie that you can share with your donkeys and mules, too!
Andy's Apple Pie
1 cup Rolled Oats
2 cups Hot Tap Water
Salt to taste (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix piecrust ingredients together. Press crust dough into oiled pie pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until it is crisp.
1 cup Apple Juice Concentrate
4 cups Water
2-3 Large Apples
Mix Apple Juice Concentrate and water together in a saucepan. Slice the apples in thin slices and add them to the juice. Cover and cook on the stove until the apple slices are soft and cooked. Add more water if necessary, to replace water that evaporates while cooking.
Mix the following in another container and set aside:
1/3 cup Cornstarch
2/3 cup Cold Water
Once the apples are soft and finished cooking (and is heated to a slow boil), remove the saucepan from the stove. Stir the cornstarch mix again to make sure the cornstarch is well mixed with the water and ready to pour. Then quickly stir it in to the cooked apple and juice mix before the juice has a chance to cool. The hot (boiling temperature) juice will cook the cornstarch and thicken the pie filling mix. Stir together until the evenly mixed.
Then pour the pie filling into your crust, and set the pie aside to cool and congeal. Just before serving, decorate the top with fresh apple slivers.
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Posted by Kristie Jorgensen at April 7, 2005 10:40 PM