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Obama Family's Favorite Apple Pie -- Make It!

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President Obama's pastry chef, Bill Yosses, makes one unbelievably delish pie! It's a recipe that's always been a White House crowd pleaser, reports

Apple Pie got the sweet slice on everything involved in creating this perfect pie for your Fourth of July soiree.

Bill Yosses's Apple Pie Recipe

For Pie Crust:

  • 3 cups (about 13 oz.) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 oz. (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cooled to room temperature and cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • 6 to 7 tablspoons ice water
  • 1 egg and 1 teaspoon salt for egg wash

For Filling:

  • 3 lbs. apples, such as Gala, Granny Smith or McIntosh, peeled, cored and cut into Â½-inch wedges
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey, preferably local
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Zest and juice of one lemon

For the complete recipe, go to ....

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