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Apple Bars Recipe

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Karen Rowland


6 apples, peeled, cut small
1 c. sugar
1tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp salt
Mix above ingredients and set aside.

2 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 c. shortening
2 eggs, separated
2/3 c. milk (about)

Mix flour, salt, cut in shortening. Stir egg yolks in measuring cup, add milk enough to make 2/3 c. Add to dry ingredients. Divide dough in half. Roll out half to line a 11 x 16" pan. Add apple mixture. Roll out other half, put over apple mixture. Beat egg whites dry. Spread on top of crust.
Bake a 350 for 40-45 minutes. Remove from oven. Cool.

Icing: Juice of 1 orange , 2 T. butter and powdered sugar ( enough to make it frosting consistency). Beat.
Spread on apple bars lengthwise. (Don't completely frost).
Cut into bars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you have trouble getting the dough into the pan, go ahead and do a little piecing. I usually have a problem with this, but they are so darn good when baked that I still make them.
On the top crust the egg whites and the little frosting cover any mistakes.
You will loves these treats.




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