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Mince Apple Pie

No recipe image available.This is two great pies in one, chock-full of holiday flavor and flair.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pastry (9-inch) for double crust pie*

1 cup prepared mincemeat
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 cups Gala or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Sugar for sprinkling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Line bottom of 9-inch pie pan with half the pastry.
  3. Combine mincemeat and orange zest; spread in bottom of pastry-lined pie pan.
  4. In large bowl, combine sugar, walnuts and flour; add apples and toss. Spread apple mixture over mincemeat layer. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Cover filling with remaining pastry; seal and flute edges. Brush top crust lightly with water and sprinkle with sugar. Cut several vents in top crust to allow steam to escape.
  5. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool at least 30 minutes before serving.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.

Per Serving: Protein: 4g; Fat: 16g; Carbohydrate: 51g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 352mg; Cholesterol: 0; Calories: 408.

Recipe provided courtesy of Washington Apple Commission.