Apple Pie (Crostata di Mele)

Apple Pie (Crostata di Mele)
Recipe type: Pies
Serves: 6 to 8
  • 1 Foolproof Tart Dough (see Recipe or use favorite recipe)
  • 6 medium cooking apples; pared and
  • 1 sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  1. Prepare Foolproof Tart Dough.
  2. Heat oven to 375 deg.
  3. Toss together apples and lemon juice.
  4. Roll three-forths of the dough into 11-inch circle on lightly floured surface.
  5. Ease dough into ungreased 9x1 1/4-inch pie plate, pressing firmly against bottom and side.
  6. Turn apples into pie plate and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Roll remaining dough into 11x5-inch rectangle. Cut lengthwise into 11 strips, 1/2-inch wide.
  8. Arrange strips in lattice pattern on apples.
  9. Fold edge of lower crust over ends of strips. Seal and flute.
  10. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
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