Vermont Apple Pie

Vermont Apple Pie

6 large tart apples ,pared and cored
1 unbaked 9" pastry shell
1/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup ginger snap cookie crumbs
1 tbl. flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 dash salt
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup walnuts
1/3 cup maple flavored syrup

Spread 1/2 the apples in the pastry shell.
Combine next 6 ingredients. Spread 1/2 the mixture over the apples. Spread in remaining apples atop first layer. Top with remaining crumbs and walnuts. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees),about 50 minutes, covering with foil the last 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Pour syrup evenly over the pie.