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Apple Pastry Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Taste of Home
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FILLING:
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. cornstarch
1 cup water
5 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tbsp. lemon juice
PASTRY:
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup cold shortening
2 egg yolks, beaten
1/4 cup cold water
1 tbsp. lemon juice
GLAZE:
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tbsp. milk
1 tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
For filling, combine sugar, cornstarch, and water in a saucepan. Mix until well blended. Add apples; heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Stir in spices and lemon juices; set aside. For pastry, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly. Combine egg yolks water and lemon juice; blend into flour. Mixture will form a ball. Divided in half. on a lightly floured, roll the dough between two pieces of waxed paper to fit the bottom and halfway up the sides of 13x9" baking pan. Spread filling over pastry. Roll remaining pastry to fit pan exactly ; place on top of filling. Fold bottom pastry over top and press to seal. Cut a few small slits in top crust. Bake at 400 for about 40 minutes or until lightly browned. For glaze, combine all ingredients and drizzle over the warm pastry.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24

 

 

 

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