Thursday, May 19, 2011

Dried Apple Pie and more

Dried Apple Pie
3 cups dried apples
2 1/2 apple juice or cider
your favorite pie crust recipe
3/4 c. sugar or splenda
1 t. cinnamon
2 T. flour
1/4 t. nutmeg
dash of salt
heat juice or cider to boiling and add to the dried apples in a bowl..let them soak for about an hour. Cook apples in the juice until tender about 10-15 minutes. Take off heat and mix in rest of ingredients (except crust)

Roll out your crust and place in a 9 inch pie pan...Pour apple mixture into prepared pan...cover with your top crust....Brush top crust with milk and  you can sprinkle a little sugar and cinnamon on top if desired...Bake at 400 for 50 minutes or until done....
Warning....the dried apples expand quite a bit and in my case, lifted up the top does go down while cooling though......

We are going through all the goods we canned last fall....doing a little inventory and Alan is building some shelving in the garage for them...I discovered we still had quite a few bags of dried apples hence the above pie...its very good and sure saves alot of time peeling and coring apples...

This has been a very slow week workwise for us...we are going back to Borrego Springs tomorrow  to re key another house.....such a nice trip we're looking forward to it...this time its in another resort area with a  lake.

I finished all the toweling I've been embroidering...the vintage striped ones and the flour sack too......these are the best I've done so far, some of my best work......they are listed on my selling blog....its been very cloudy here and cool so the photos aren't as bright as the toweling really is..they are much nicer than the photos show ...