Gather all equipment and ingredients.
Every six cups of apples are equal to one baked pie. With this in mind, peel, core, and rough chop into 1-inch pieces.
Squeeze and toss with lemon juice and divide into 6-cup increments.
In a bowl, add COLD shortening, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
Beat the egg mixture directly over the bowl of dry ingredients.