4-5 baking apples cored and quartered Slice each quarter into 4 pieces,
set aside 1/2 c. sugar (can cut to ¼ cup)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
In a small bowl mix together the sugar and spices
3/4 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter cut into tiny pieces
Mix together the flour and sugar and then cut in using a pastry blender just until crumbs form.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare piecrust; roll out the crust so that it is about 1 inch larger than 12 – 13- inch pizza pan.
Gently ease the dough into pizza pan and flute the edge.
Paring/peeling the apples is optional. Slices of apples should be about 1/2 inch thick.
Beginning at edge of crust place apple slices in circles overlapping slices slightly, cover crust with apple slices.
Top apple slices evenly with spice sugar mixture. Sprinkle the crumbs over the top.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until edge is becoming golden brown.
Lower the heat to 400 and bake until and apples are tender. Best served warm, with a little vanilla ice cream