Pastry for double crust pie
6 cups thinly sliced cooking apples
1 T. lemon juice (optional depending on desired tartness)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour (scant)
1 tsp. cinnamon
Put prepared apples in large bowl. Pour on apples lemon juice, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well. Pour apple mixture into crust. Place a few pats of butter on top of apple mixture. Wet the edges of the crust with a small amount of water to seal. Place other crust on top. Make ruffles. Make steam slits on top.
Foil edges of crust. Bake in 375 degree oven for 30 minutes; remove foil. Bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until golden.