Elaine Noyes’ Apple Pie

By Yankee Magazine

Feb 26 2010


6 cups sliced Northern Spy apples (Granny Smith, Pippin, and Gravenstein also good substitutes)
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
Scant teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons melted butter
3 tablespoons flour
Pastry for two-crust pie


Line 9-inch pie plate with pie crust. Fill to rounding with sliced apples. Add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, vanilla, and melted butter to apples. Sprinkle flour over all. Cover with top crust. Spread Crisco, several tablespoons of milk, and sprinkling of flour on top crust, and make vents. Bake in preheated 450 degree oven for 15 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees. Continue baking 30 more minutes.