Apple Pie


Classifications: Cakes and Pies

Qty Measure Ingredient


Pastry for double-crust 9-inch pie

3 tablespoons cornstarch

7 1/4 teaspoons Equal for Recipes or 24 packets

Equal Sweetener or 1 cup Equal

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

8 cups sliced cored peeled Granny Smith

or other baking apples (about 8 medium)

Instructions: Roll half the pastry on floured surface into circle 1 inch larger than inverted pie pan. Ease pastry into pan. Combine cornstarch, Equal, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; sprinkle over apples in large bowl and toss. Arrange apples in pie crust. Roll remaining pastry into circle large enough to fit top of pie. Cut hearts into pastry with cutters; place pastry on pie, seal edges, trim and flute. Press pastry hearts on pastry. Bake in preheated 425*F oven until pastry is golden and apples are tender, 40-50 minutes. Cool on wire rack.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1 fruit, 1 1/2 bread, 2 fat; also; 246 calories, 193 mg sodium, 10 mg cholesterol, 40 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 10 gm fat.

Serves: 8

Food Exchanges: