Double Two-Apple Pie

Preparation info
  • One 9-inch pie (serves


    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

As a kid, I was nuts about McDonald’s fried apple pies. The nifty cardboard holder; the golden brown cookielike crust; the chunks of appley, cinnamony, gooey sweetness—they were the perfect dessert to me. I still get a pang of desire when I see someone biting onto one. It was years before I realized there was any other sort of apple pie. I thought they were always half-moons! for this pie, why two apples? Many recipes recommend Rome or Macintosh or other such baking apples for pies. But I f