Deep Dish Apple Pie
Heat oven to 425F.
Pastry for 9" One-crust Pie (below)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
12 cups thinly sliced pared apples
2 tbsp. butter or margarine

Pastry for 9" One-curst Pie:
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. shortening
2 to 3 tbsp. cold water

9 servings
Prepare pastry.
Stir together sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt; mix with apples.
Turn into ungreased baking pan 9x9x2"; dot with butter.
Unfold pastry over fruit; fold edges under just inside edge of pan.
Bake 1 hour or until juice begins to bubble through slits in crust.
Best served warm.

Pastry for 9" One-crust Pie:
Measure flour and salt into bowl.
Cut in shortening thoroughly.
Sprinkle in cold water, 1 tbsp. at a time, mixing until all flour is moistened and dough almost cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 tsp. water can be added if needed).
Gather dough into ball; shape into flattened square on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
With floured rolling pin, roll dough into 10" square.
Fold pastry in half; cut slits near center.