Triple-A Apple Pie

Triple-A Apple Pie

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Apples, Anjou pears, and apricots are the As that make this apple pie a knockout.

Ingredients 10 servings

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  • Oil Pastry
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup whole wheat pastry flour or whole wheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Pie
  • ¼ cup brown sugar or brown sugar substitute (see Tips)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 4 medium red and/or green cooking apples, cored, quartered, and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium Anjou, Asian, or Bartlett pear, cored, quartered, and thinly sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can unpeeled apricot halves in light syrup, rinsed drained, and sliced

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Oil Pastry: In a medium bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat pastry flour or whole wheat flour, and salt. Add milk and oil all at once to the flour mixture. Stir lightly with a fork until all is moistened. Form into a ball. Cover and set aside.
  3. In a very large bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, and apple pie spice. Add apple slices, pear slices, and apricot slices or blueberries. Toss gently to coat. Transfer fruit mixture to a 9-inch pie plate.
  4. On a floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten the pastry. Roll dough from center to edge into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Cut 5 to 6 slits on top of crust. To transfer pastry,** wrap it around the rolling pin. Unroll pastry atop fruit mixture. Trim pastry to ½ inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge as desired.
  5. Place pie plate on a foil-lined baking sheet. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Bake for 30 minutes; remove foil. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until apples are tender and filling is bubbly. Cool about 1 hour. Serve slightly warm.
  • Test Kitchen Tip: Another way to transfer the pastry is to slide a baking sheet under the rolled out dough circle. Then, slide the pastry from the baking sheet onto the fruit in the pie plate.
  • Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Sugar Twin® Granulated Brown or Sweet 'N Low® Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to ¼ cup brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 143 cal., 26 g carbo., 63 mg sodium.
  • You can substitute 1 cup fresh blueberries for the (15 ounce) can apricots, if you like.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Per serving: 163 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 31 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 22 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 4 mg vitamin C; 29 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 65 mg sodium; 163 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: ½ other carbohydrate

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