November 22, 2008

Bake-Off Pie... Harvest Pie

I also used a crumb crust...

It turned out beautifully and took a silver...

Here is what I did...

Pie Crust

1 cup flour (AP flour)

1 tsp sugar

½ tsp salt

1/3 cup shortening or

( I used 3 Tbsp butter and 3 Tbsp shortening)

2-3 Tbsp ice water

Crumb Topping

½ cup butter

½ cup brown sugar

1 cup flour

Dash of cinnamon

Dash of nutmeg

Dash of allspice

Pinch of salt

½ cup chopped pecans

Cream butter. Mix everything else together with creamed butter and mix lightly to sprinkle over top of pie. Do not over mix.

Pie Filling

3 Granny Smith apples peeled and sliced

3 pears peeled and sliced

½ pint blueberries

2/3 cup dried cranberries

Orange peel

Orange juice from one small orange

½ cup sugar






Flour to thicken juice

Mix all together and let sit. Fill pie crust and top with crumb topping and bake 1 hour at 375 degrees or until golden brown on top.

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