Senator Robert Dole's Apple Pie

6
Servings
60m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
2h
Ready In

Recipe: #37561

October 24, 2021



"Use tart apples This 1988 Ladies Home Journal first prize apple pie winner was from the senator's wife, Elizabeth Dole"

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (268.5 g)
  • Calories 691
  • Total Fat - 39.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 17.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 66.1 mg
  • Sodium - 222.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 86.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.2 g
  • Sugars - 53.6 g
  • Protein - 6.9 g
  • Calcium - 43.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Pastry:

Step 2

Beat the butter and brown sugar in mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Step 3

With mixer at low speed, beat in the flour and pecans.

Step 4

Press dough into a 10-inch pie plate and refrigerate 10 minutes.

Step 5

Filling:

Step 6

Combine apples, sugar and 1/2 cup water in a large skillet.

Step 7

Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then cover and cook 5 minutes.

Step 8

Dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water in a small bowl;

Step 9

Stir into apple mixture.

Step 10

Bring to a boil, then cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.

Step 11

Remove from heat.

Step 12

Stir in the butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cool.

Step 13

Topping:

Step 14

Combine flour, pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and mace in a medium bowl.

Step 15

With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 16

Set aside.

Step 17

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 18

Spoon filling into the pastry shell. Sprinkle topping evenly over apples.

Step 19

Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 20

Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F. Bake for 30 minutes more or until apples are tender.

Step 21

If topping browns too quickly, cover loosely with foil.

Step 22

Cool on a wire rack.

Tips & Variations


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