Perfect Apple Pie

Ingredients

Crust
  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box 
Filling*
  • 6 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (6 medium) 
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

1 _ Heat oven to 425°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Press firmly against side and bottom.

2 _ In large bowl, gently mix filling ingredients; spoon into crust-lined pie plate. Top with second crust. Wrap excess top crust under bottom crust edge, pressing edges together to seal; flute. Cut slits or shapes in several places in top crust.


3 _ Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil after first 15 to 20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool on cooling rack at least 2 hours before serving.

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