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Ingredients

1 9-inch prepared unbaked pie crust
6 cups tart cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 2 pounds)
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine

Instructions

In a large bowl toss apples with sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and seasonings until well coated. Spoon into pie shell. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over apples. Place pie in a large brown heavy-duty paper bag. Fold open end over twice. Seal with large paper clips. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Makes 6 servings.

Mildred Kennedy
Moline



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