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Howie Long's Humbling Apple Pie

Recipe Information
A great Apple Pie for Football Fans or for "normal" people too!

Bronco Fan Peek

Serves/Makes:1 large pie

  • Apple Pie Crust Ingredients:
  • 2 cups (475 ml) flour
  • 1/2 tbsp (7 ml) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) salt
  • 7/8 cup (200 ml) shortening (yes, 5/6th!)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) cider vinegar
  • 1 whole egg
  • Apple Pie Filling Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) white granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) corn starch
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) butter
  • 6 cups (1425 ml) sliced pippin or granny smith apples
  • Apple Pie Crust Directions:
  • In a large bowl combine flour, sugar and salt.
  • Cut in shortening; combine water, vinegar and the egg and beat well with a fork.
  • Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture.
  • Mix until pastry holds together.
  • Divide dough into 2 balls.
  • Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Roll each crust out until crust is 2 inches larger than the pie plate.
  • (Dough can be made ahead of time. Wrap dough tightly and refrigerate up to 2 weeks, or freeze up to 2 months. Thaw frozen dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours. This make two crusts)
  • Apple Pie Filling Directions:
  • Mix the sugars and cornstarch.
  • Toss with apples, cinnamon and lemon juice.
  • Place in pastry lined pie plate.
  • Dot with butter and cover with top crust.
  • Seal and flute edge, cut slits in the top of dough.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees (225 C.).
  • 1/2 Bake hour with foil around edges, then remove the last 15 minutes.
  • Bake in total for 45-50 minutes, until the pie is bubbling in the center.
Great NCAA or NFL Football weekend munching food!

Did you know that not only is Howie Long a great sports announcer/caster on Fox Sports; he was a 13 year career defensive end with the Raiders that included EIGHT Pro Bowl selections. (He is handsome too!)

Recipe taken from: DialAmerica Proud Sponsors of All Star Feast Cookbook. Compiled by Wendy Diamond. Copyright 1997 Global Liaisons, Incorporated.

ISBN 0-964731316-1-1 UPC 719340824701 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 97-093426