How to Make Checkers Apple Pie
Checkers apple pie is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is sure to please any crowd. This classic recipe combines the tartness of apples with the sweetness of cinnamon and sugar, all wrapped up in a flaky crust. With just a few simple steps, you can have this tasty treat ready to serve in no time!
For the crust:
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 2/3 cup shortening
• 5 tablespoons cold water
For the filling:
• 6 large apples, peeled and sliced
• 1/2 cup white sugar
• 1/4 cup brown sugar
• 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch pie plate.
Step 2: To make the crust, mix together the flour and salt in a medium bowl. Cut in the shortening until it resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add cold water, stirring with a fork until dough forms. Divide dough into two equal parts.
Step 3: Roll out one part of dough on a lightly floured surface until it is slightly larger than your pie plate. Place dough into pie plate and press down gently. Trim off excess dough around edges.
Step 4: In a separate bowl, mix together the white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Add the sliced apples and stir until evenly coated. Pour mixture into prepared pie shell.