Aunt Shirley's Dietetic Pie

Ingredients

  • 2 (9 inch)pie shell
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 20 packets aspartame sweetener
  • 4apples – peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon(Optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Step 2

    Bring 3/4 cup water to a boil. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water. Whisk this mixture into the boiling water. Reduce heat and stir until mixture is thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    Stir butter or margarine and aspartame into cornstarch mixture. Add cinnamon and nutmeg if desired. Mix well. Place fruit in a large bowl and pour aspartame mixture over fruit. Toss until fruit is thoroughly coated.

  • Step 4

    Pour fruit into pastry lined pie pan. Cover with second pastry shell. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top.

  • Step 5

    Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, until crust is golden brown.

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