Mom's Flat Apple Pie


Cooking Details:

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 15


Flour: 3 3/4 cups

Salt: 3/4 tsp

Shortening: 1 1/2 cups

Liquid mix: 1 egg yolk + milk (to make 1 cup)

Corn Flakes: 2-3 handfuls

Granny Smith Apples (sliced and cored): 8-10

Butter (cubed): 4-8 tbsp

Sugar: 1 cup + 1 tsp for topping

Cinnamon: 1 tsp

Egg: 1

Thin Frosting:

Powdered Sugar: 2/3 cup

Vanilla Extract: 2-3 dashes

Milk: as required for consistency


(Note: We recommend a 15x10-inch cookie sheet pan for baking. Also, the number of apples can vary from 8-10 based on their size. We used 8 in our test batch.)

1. Mix ingredients for crust (which are the first 4 ingredients on the list).

2. Roll out half of the dough to fit a cookie sheet.

3. Sprinkle with Corn Flakes.

4. Place sliced apples on top of Corn Flakes.

5. Mix sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of apples. Dot with butter.

6. Add top crust to cover.

7. Beat egg white and sugar and brush on top of pie. Cut a few slits in the top of the pie crust.