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Auntie Ruthie’s Apple Bars Recipe

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Ruth Pohlmann


2 ½ c flour
1 T sugar
1 tsp salt
1 c. Crisco
2 egg yolks + enough water to make 2/3 c. liquid

save egg whites

1 c. crushed corn flakes
1 c. sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
6 c. peeled, sliced apples
Frosting: mix together powder sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and water to the desired consistency is achieved

Mix flour, 1 T sugar, and salt together
Cut Crisco into the flour mix with a pastry blender
Stir in the 2/3c. liquid and form the pastry into 2 balls
Roll one of the pastry balls out to the size of a jelly roll pan
Cover the rolled- out crust with the crushed corn flakes
In a separate bowl, mix together the 1 c. sugar, cinnamon, and apples.
Top bottom crust with apple mix.
Roll second half of the crust over the apples and split holes in the top
Whip egg whites until frothy and spread over crust
Bake at 350° for 45 min until brown
Drizzle the finished bars with the frosting

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tip: I like to use Honey Bunches of oats instead of plain corn flakes. Also, I like to add a little nutmeg to my apples.




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