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Zack’s Favorite Apple Pie

Recipe By: Matthew Zagorski
Year Submitted: 2016
Winner First Place


Pie Crust
2 Cups All Purpose Flour
½ Cup Cake Flour
1 Tbsp. Powdered Sugar
½ tsp. Salt
½ Cup Butter Flavored Crisco, cold
½ Cup Whole Butter, salted, cold
¼ cup Sour Cream
½ Cup Water
A deep dish pie pan

6 Cups of apple, peeled, cored and cut in half (half Granny Smith and half Braeburn – 18 oz of each)
½ Cup Packed Light Brown Sugar
½ Cup sugar
¼ Cup AP Flour
1 tsp Cinnamon
¼ tsp Nutmeg
¼ tsp salt
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
1tsp Vanilla Bean Paste

1 cup Flour
6 Tbsp Butter, cold
½ Cup Brown Sugar
2/3 Cup sliced almonds


Pie Crust
Cut the fats into ¼€