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All-American Apple Pie


cup packed light brown sugar
cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
6 medium apples, peeled, cored and sliced very thin
1 cup raisins
1 double pie crust (9 inch)
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon granulated sugar


Preheat oven to 425ºF. Spray a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour, lemon zest, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well.

Add sliced apples to sugar mixture; stir until well coated. Stir in raisins. Spoon into prepared plate.

Place pie crust on top of filling. Trim edges, pressing against edge of pan. Using a sharp knife, cut steam vents in piecrust.

To glaze, lightly brush piecrust with beaten egg. Sprinkle with sugar.

Bake about 30 to 40 minutes or until piecrust is golden brown.

Place on a wire rack and cool for 30 minutes.

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