McDougal • Orchards

Apple Pie


Any apple can be used for a pie. We like McIntosh. Others swear by Cortland. Northern Spy makes one of the best pies.

How to make a pie crust and video
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
6 cups of thinly sliced apples, pared, cored
3/4 cup of sugar – adjust this for your taste and the ripeness of the apples used.
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
Dash of ground nutmeg
Pastry for 2 crust 9″ pie
2 tablespoons butter
Combine sugar, flour and spices.
Mix with apples.
Line 9″ pie plate with pastry.
Fill with apple mixture, dot with butter.
Adjust top crust, cutting slits for escape of steam, seal.
Bake at 400 degrees for 50 minutes or till done (liquid bubbles).

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream (we like Shaw’s Ridge or Shain’s) or sharp cheddar cheese.