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Cooking With Food Storage–March 2015

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Dried Apple Pie

apple pie3 cups dried apple slices

2 ½ cups apple juice or cider

¾ cup sugar

¼ cup flour

½ teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

¼ teaspoon salt

1 Tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces (optional)

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

 Unbaked pastry crust for a 9-inch double-crust pie*


Heat juice or cider to a boil. Add dried apples and let stand for one hour. Roll out crust and place lower crust in9-inch pie pan. In a small bowl, stir together sugar, flour, spices and salt. Place ½ rehydrated apples into crust, sprinkle with ½ flour mixture. Repeat. Add butter and lemon, top with second crust and seal edges. Bake in a preheated 400F oven for 50 minutes or until done.

*Crust recipe using powdered shortening here:


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