The crust was blind baked for 20 minutes on a sheet pan in the upper third of a 375F oven. then the weights removed, the crust was brushed with one whole egg white mixed with a tsp of water and a scant pinch of granulated sugar. Then placed back onto the sheet pan in the oven for another 35 minutes. Removed from the oven it was allowed to cool. Then it was filled with apple filling and garnished atop with apple slices and bake for another 45 minutes atop a sheet pan in the upper third of the oven.