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1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
3 tablespoons flour
5sheets phyllo dough
2 tablespoons butter melted
Butter (for the pan) 8 medium baking apples such as Baldwin, Golden Delicious, NorthernSpy, Rome Beauty, (2 1/2 pounds total) peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of salt 3tablespoons flour 5 sheets phyllo dough 2 tablespoons butter, melted Extra granulated sugar (for sprinkling) Confectioners’ sugar (for sprinkling)
1.Set the oven at 350 degrees. Butter a deep 9-inch pie pan.
2. In a large bowl, toss apples with granulated sugar, cinnamon, salt, and flour.Transfer them to the pie pan.
3. On a clean, dry counter, lay 1 sheet of phyllo dough. Using a pastry brush, dab the phyllo dough lightly with a smallamount of butter (it will not be buttered all over). Lay another sheet on the first one and dab with butter. Repeat with remaining 3 sheets.
4.With scissors, cut the stack of phyllo into a 12-inch square. Lay the dough on the apples and tuck under the edges. Sprinkle the dough withgranulated sugar. Using a paring knife, cut a small X in the top.
5. Bake the pie on the bottom rack of the oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the crustis golden and the filling is bubbling at the edges. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve with whipped cream or ice cream.