Recipe: Shaker-style Apple Custard Oat Pie

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by Jonell Galloway

Shaker-style apple custard oatmeal pie

Shaker-style apple custard oatmeal pie

Apple Custard Oatmeal Filling

For one 9-inch pie crust


6 egg yolks
4 egg whites
1 cups brown sugar
1 cup melted butter
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
Juice of one lemon
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups peeled, cored, sliced cooking apples
2 egg whites, beaten until they form hard peaks


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Beat 6 egg yolks and 4 egg whites until smooth.
  3. Add sugar, oats, melted butter, lemon juice and cinnamon. Stir well.
  4. Add apples and mix gently.
  5. Pour into prepared 9-inch crust (see below).
  6. Carefully spread the 2 beaten egg whites over the top.
  7. Bake at 400° F for 10 minutes.
  8. After 10 minutes, reduce temperature to 325° F.
  9. Cook for 35 to 40 minutes, or until custard is set.
  10. Cool before cutting so that the custard will set.

Butter Pie Crust

Makes two 9-inch pie crusts


1 1/8 cups flour, sifted
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/3 cup butter, cold
5 T. + 1 t. water, cold


  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl.
  2. Cut butter into dry ingredients using two knives or a pastry cutter, adding cold water little by little.
  3. Form dough into two balls. Chill for a few minutes.
  4. Roll dough out so that it fits into a 9-inch pie pan.
  5. Line pie pan with dough.
  6. Blind bake in a 400° C oven for 10 minutes.
  7. Cool.


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