Slab Apple Pie
1½ cups flour 1½ tablespoons sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ cup shortening 2 egg yolks, beaten 4 tablespoons water 8 apples - peeled, cored and cut into thin slices 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons flour 1¾ cups sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter
1 cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix egg yolk and water together and mix into flour until it forms a ball. Roll out to fit the bottom of a 10-by-15-inch pan. In a large bowl, combine apples, lemon juice, flour, sugar and cinnamon. Pour filling into pie crust and dot with butter.
Topping: In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, brown sugar and butter. Cut in the butter until crumbly, then sprinkle over apples.
Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes or until topping is golden brown.