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Apple Pie Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzie Brusoe
Added: Monday, August 15, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup shortening
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
8 to 10 tablespoons cold water

FILLING:
7 cups finely chopped peeled apples
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Dash ground nutmeg

GLAZE:
1 cup confectioners? sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks, lemon juice and water; gradually add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half. Chill for 30 minutes.

Roll out one portion of dough between two large sheets of waxed paper into a 17-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Transfer to an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of pan; trim pastry even with top edge.

In a bowl, toss the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg; spread over crust. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pan; place over filling. Trim edges; brush edges between pastry with water or milk; pinch to seal. Cut slits in top. Bake at 375 for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Combine glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over bars before cutting.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 Dozen

 

 

 

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