Apple Pie Italian Crostata Di Mele) Recipe



  1. tart dough (see recipe or possibly use ecipe)
  2. 6 med cooking apples pared and sliced
  3. 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  4. 2 Tbsp. sugar


  1. Prepare Tart Dough.
  2. Heat oven to 375 deg.
  3. Toss together apples and lemon juice.
  4. Roll three-forths of the dough into 11-inch circle on lightly floured surface.
  5. Ease dough into ungreased 9x1 1/4-inch pie plate, pressing firmly against bottom and side.
  6. Turn apples into pie plate and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Roll remaining dough into 11x5-inch rectangle.
  8. Cut lengthwise into 11 strips, 1/2-inch wide.
  9. Arrange strips in lattice pattern on apples.
  10. Fold edge of lower crust over ends of strips.
  11. Seal and flute.
  12. Bake 30 to 35 min or possibly till crust is golden.