November 20, 2012

family favorite pie

My sister,Helen,  made these pies for Don's birthday one year, substituting peaches for the apples. Either make a wonderful pie..a family favorite that  our  late beloved  sister in law, Donice, was famous for making.


1 egg slightly beaten

1 cup sugar

1 1/2 cup sour cream

3 T all purpose flour

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

3 cups thinly slice apples ( she used cortlands) or peaches

one 9 inch pastry shell

Crumb topping

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup allpurpose flour

1/4 cup cold butter

( I added 1/2 tsp cinnamon)

a) In a large blowl combine the egg, sour cream, sugar, and vanilla. Stir in apples. ( or peaches)  Pour into pastry shell bake 375 degrees for 30 minutes

b)Meanwhile combine brown sugar and flour, cut in butter until mixture resmbles course crumbs. Sprinkle over pie. Return to the over for 10-15 min. or until filling is set and topping is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, Refrigerate leftovers. Yields 6-8 servings
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