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If you're in a rush, opt to use a frozen puff or phyllo pastry. The flavorings are all very basic. If you like, you can add ½ teaspoon each of ground nutmeg and ginger; replace the allspice with 1 teaspoon cinnamon; or add grated orange or lemon zest.

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Ingredients

  • 3 medium baking apples, tart or sweet
  • 1/4 c raisins
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • Pastry for a single 9-inch piecrust
  • Milk
  • Sugar

Preparation

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a large baking sheet.

2 .Peel, core, and cut the apples into ¼-inch slices.

3  In a medium-sized bowl, combine the apples with the raisins, honey, and allspice.

4 Roll out the pastry to a circle approximately 10 inches in diameter.

5 . Spoon the apple mixture over half the dough, leaving a 1-inch border.

6 Fold the other half over the apples, moisten the edges with milk, and seal.

7 Crimp the edges with the tines or the handle of a fork. Place on the baking sheet, brush with milk, and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 45 minutes.

Special instructions

If you're in a rush, opt to use a frozen puff or phyllo pastry. The flavorings are all very basic. If you like, you can add ½ teaspoon each of ground nutmeg and ginger; replace the allspice with 1 teaspoon cinnamon; or add grated orange or lemon zest.

Source: U.S. Apple Association