Onion Pie

Onion Pie 

From the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop

1/2 lb. potatoes

1/2 lb. apples

1/2 lb. onions

6 eggs

1/2 lb. butter

pastry ingredients:

3 c. flour

1 t. salt

1 c. shortening (can include up to 1/4 c. butter)

1 egg, lightly beaten

1/2 c. very cold water

  1. Cut the onions, potatoes and apples into thin slices.
  2. Lay half of the pastry in a pie pan.
  3. Spread 1/2 cup butter pats over crust.
  4. Beat two eggs. Combine separately, 1/4 cup each nutmet, pepper, salt, mace
  5. Add layers of apples, onions and potatoes until pie is filled, putting some beaten egg and spices between each layer.
  6. Spread the leftover butter on top and cover with crust.
  7. Cut a few slits in top for steam.
  8. Cook in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until golden brown.

(Be sure to slice the apples and potatoes thin, no more than 1/8”, so they cook through.