How to make it

  • In bowl, combine flour, & salt; cut in shortening and butter until crumbly.
  • Gradually add orange juice tossing with fork till dough forms a ball
  • Divide dough into 2 balls.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes
  • Line a 9" DEEP dish pie plate with heavy duty foil, leaving 1-1/2" beyond edge,
  • Coat foil with cooking spray
  • In bowl combine 4 tbsp melted butter, brown sugar and pecans
  • Spoon into prepared pan
  • In large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, apples and 2 tbsp melted butter
  • Toss gently to mix
  • On waxed paper, roll out one ball of dough to fit pie plate
  • Place pastry over nut mixture, pressing firmly against mixture and sides of plate; trim to 1" beyond plate edge
  • Fill with apple mixture
  • Roll out other ball of dough and fit over top of filling
  • Fold bottom pastry over top pastry; seal & flute edges
  • Cut 4 slits in top pastry
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes
  • Cover edges loosely with foil
  • Bake 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown
  • Cool 15 minutes or longer on wire rack
  • Invert onto serving plate and remove foil carefully
  • SURE HOPE YOUR PIE is higher than mine, but if not, don't worry it will please everyone
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream if wanted

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    " It was excellent "
    kingofallassholes ate it and said...
    You got alot of great recipes.This one caught my eye.Thank you for sharing the recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    lura ate it and said...
    This sounds very yummy. Thanks for sharing. :)
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  • jennywren 9 years ago
    Sounds very good.Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    lasaf ate it and said...
    I don't care how high this gets, it sounds like a great recipe anyway. My apple tree is on an off year (no apples). But I'll save this for next year when we'll be giving them to everybody we know. Thanks.
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