Apple Pie Bars

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Apple pie takes on a new look in these rich apple bars that are topped with a vanilla glaze. These are a great all time favorite, perfect for after school snacks, coffee with friends or an easy dessert.
Recipe and photo from Land O Lakes.


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Serves:

36 bars

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
egg (yolk only)
1/2 c
milk
2-1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 c
cold butter, cut into chunks

FILLING

1 c
crushed corn flakes
8-10
medium tart cooking apples, peeled, sliced
1 c
sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1
egg white
2 Tbsp
sugar

GLAZE

1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat yolk in bowl. Add 1/2 cup milk; mix well. Set aside.
2
Combine flour and salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in egg yolk mixture with fork until dough forms a ball. Divide dough in half.
3
Roll out half of dough on lightly floured surface into a 15 X 10 inch rectangle; place onto bottom of ungreased 15 X 10 inch baking pan.
Sprinkle with corn flakes; top with apples.
4
Combine 1 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg in bowl.
Sprinkle over apples.
Roll remaining half of dough into 15 1/2 X 10 1/2inch rectangle; place over apples.
5
Beat reserved egg white with fork until foamy; brush over top crust.
Combine remaining 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and 2 tbsp. sugar in bowl; sprinkle over crust.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until lightly browned.
6
Combine powdered sugar, vanilla and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in bowl.
Drizzle over warm bars.
7
If pastry dough does not form a ball easily, add up to 1 tbsp. additional milk, 1 tsp. at a time.
8
To transfer pastry to baking pan, fold pastry in half; fold in half again. Place folded corner at center of pan. Unfold pastry carefully.
9
Top pastry should be rolled on lightly floured surface slightly larger than bottom pastry to allow pastry to cover filling easily.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American