The extra flaky crust warm fruit make this the perfect end to any meal.
Flaky pie crust
2 cups flour
1 3/4 sticks cold butter cubed
1 tablespoon crisco
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1/3 cup (approximately) of ice cold water
3 apples (cored and sliced thin)
1 teaspoon flour
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cut cubed butter and crisco into flour, salt, and sugar, until medium size chunks of butter/fat are still visible. Use a fork to slowly add water and form into a loose ball. Do not over work. Spread out a large piece of plastic wrap on the counter and pour/place the dough on the plastic wrap. Form a circle shape, wrap, and place in the freezer or refrigerator while you prepare the apples.
Place sliced apples into a bowl, add the rest of the ingredients and mix. Let it sit for 5 minutes until juices form.
Take out dough and place it on a split. Roll out into a square shape approx 1/4″ thick. Layer apples and raisins leaving a 1/2″ to 3/4″ border. Fold in edges to cover a little bit of the fruit. Sprinkle the edges of dough with a little sugar and pour any juice over the top of the apples.
Place silpat on a cookies sheet and bake for approximately 45 minutes until evenly browned. Best is served warm.