Fresh Deep-Dish Apple Pie


  • 10 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup tapioca
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (15-oz.) package refrigerated pie crust
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 425° F.
    MIX apples, sugars, tapioca, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins and water in large bowl. Let stand 15 minutes. Fill 10-inch pie plate with apple mixture. Dot with butter.
    ROLL 1 of the pie crusts to 12-inch circle on lightly floured surface. Cover apple mixture with pie crust; seal and flute edge.
    CUT several slits to permit steam to escape. Cut decorative shapes from remaining pie crust. Moisten with water; place on pie crust.
    BAKE 15 minutes. Decrease oven temperature to 350° F. Bake 45 minutes or until juices form bubbles that burst slowly. Serve warm.

    Makes 10 servings.