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Mock Apple Pie

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Mock Apple Pie was submitted by Julee.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pastry for single or double crust pie, as desired*
4 to 5 cups zucchini, peeled and seeded
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 tablespoons cornstarch or all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions:

  1. Slice zucchini like you would a apple. Cover with boiling water, boil 2 minutes; drain and set aside until cool.
  2. Mix dry ingredients. Gently toss with the cooled zucchini. Place into a unbaked pie shell, place top crust (if using) on, crimp edge and vent.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 10 minutes, turn down to 350°F (175°C) for the 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.