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Slab Pie (Apricot-Cherry) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deloris Mau
Added: Monday, October 22, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/4 C all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1 C shortening
1 egg yolk
Milk
1/2 cup sugar
3 Tbsp cornstarch
3 c apricot halves, drained and cut
into quarters (15 1/4 oz can)
1 c pitted tart red cherries, drained (16 oz can)
1 recipe Vanilla Glaze



VANILLA GLAZE RECIPE:
In a small bowl combine 1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp vanilla , and enough milk (5 to 6 tsps) to make of drizzling consistency.

Directions:
Directions:
For Pastry: In a large bowl stir together the flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Lightly beat egg yolk in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to egg yolk make 3/4 cup total liquid;
mix well. Set aside one-third of the dough.
On a lightly floured surface, roll remaining two-thirds of dough into an 18x12-inch rectangle.
To transfer pastry, carefully wrap it around the rolling pin, unroll into a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
(pastry will hang over edges of pan). Preheat oven to 375F.
In a large bowl combine sugar and cornstarch.
Stir in apricots and cherries. Spoon into the prepared crust.
Roll the remaining dough into a 16x11-inch rectangle, place over fruit. Bring bottom pastry up and over top pastry. Seal edges with the tines of a fork, Prick top pastry over entire surface with the tines of a fork.
Bake about 40 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool in a pan on a wire rack. Serve warm or cool.
Drizzle with Vanilla Glaze. Cut into 2x3-inch bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 25 bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can use any type of pie filling for this
Aunt Ellen made it with a Apple Pie Filling
for Daniells Graduation

 

 

 

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