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Roasting Bag Apple Pie

No recipe image available.Baked in a roasting bag, this unique pie has streusel sprinkled on top of the apple slices before the top crust is placed.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pastry for 1 (9-inch) double-crust pie*

4 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons lemon juice

For Streusel:
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter

1 oven roasting bag

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. For Filling: Peel, core, and slice apples and place in a large bowl. Combine sugar, flour, and nutmeg. Sprinkle over the apples and coat well. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  3. Place one pie crust in a pie pan. Fill with the apple mixture.
  4. For Streusel: In another bowl, combine sugar and flour. Cut in butter, and sprinkle over the apples.
  5. Cover the pie with the second pie crust. Make several slits in top of pie crust to vent.
  6. Slide the pie into an oven roasting bag, fold the end over, and clip closed. Pierce 6 slits in the top for steam to escape. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour.

Makes 8 servings.

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