Award-winning recipe: Gourmet Apple Rhubarb Pie

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Gourmet Apple Rhubarb Pie
Crust Ingredients and Instructions
2 cups flour
3/4 cup shortening
1/4  tsp. salt
1 tsp. granulated sugar
5-6 Tbsp. milk
Egg whites

Mix dry ingredients together and then cut in shortening. Add enough milk to make the dough stiff.

Chill for 30 minutes and then roll out and place in bottom of pie pan.

Roll beaten egg white on the bottom of crust. This will prevent a soggy crust. (Discard egg).

Filling Ingredients and Instructions
5 Granny Smith apples
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup seedless golden raisins
1/4 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup rhubarb pieces
1/4 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ginger

Pare and slice apples, leaving on the skin.

Sprinkle lemon juice on apples.

Add raisins, cranberries and rhubarb and Karo.

Mix sugar with 2 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.

Add dry ingredient mixture to apples and mix well.

Place in crust.

Topping Ingredients and Instructions
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 stick butter
1/4 cup walnut pieces

To 1/2 cup sugar, add 1/2 cup flour. Cut in butter until crumbly.

Add nuts and spread over apples in crust.

Place in a heavy brown paper bag. Seal with paper clips.

Bake in 450-degrees oven for 50 minutes.