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Apple Pastry Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Clement
Added: Monday, September 11, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
8 cups sliced apples, peeled
4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups shortening
2 beaten eggs
1/2 lemon juice
2 tablespoons butter

Powder Sugar Icing :

1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add apple slices and toss to coat.

Stir together flour and 1 1/2 tteaspoon salt. With pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are the size of small peas. In small a bowl combine eggs, 2 tablespoons water and lemon juice. Add to the flour mixture and mix until moist. Divide dough in half.

Roll 1/2 of the pastry into a 16 x 11" rectangle. Ease pastry into a 15 x 10 jelly roll pan (there should be a 1/2" pastry border around the pan)

Arrange apple slices over the pastry. Dot with butter or margarine. Roll out remaining pastry and fit over the apples. Seal and crimp edges together. Cut slits in top.

Bake at 375 for 40 minutes until golden. Cool.

Mix together powder sugar and milk until smooth. Drizzle icing over the pastry.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great fall snack or dessert!

 

 

 

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