Apple Pie in a Bag

Apple Pie in a Bag

Serves 10


8 cups Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 9-inch pie shell
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter or margarine
1 teaspoon grated orange zest

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Toss apples with orange juice, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons each flour and sugar. Fill pastry shell with apple mixture, mounding in the center.
  2. In small bowl, combine remaining flour and sugar; with pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in orange zest. Gather mixture together to make form a soft dough. Flatten small pieces of dough between fingers and arrange on top of apple filling. (Dough will not completely cover filling.)
  3. Wrap pie in a 30- by 15-inch piece of parchment paper, folding parchment over top of pie making sure it does not touch pie; staple ends of parchment to seal. Set on rack in center of oven and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Carefully open parchment and allow steam to escape. Remove pie from parchment and cool on wire rack.

Nutrition information per serving
protein: 2g; fat: 13g; carbohydrate: 38g; fiber: 3g; sodium: 169mg; cholesterol: 19mg; calories: 272.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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