Apple-almond Bars Recipe

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Apple-Almond Bars

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

Another apple bar recipe I really enjoy!

Rating:
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Serves:
24
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BARS:

2 cups
flour
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 tsp.
baking powder
1/2 tsp.
salt
1 cup
butter
1/2 cup
sliced almonds
2
egg yolks, slightly beaten
3/4 cup
sugar
1/4 cup
flour
1 tsp.
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp.
ground nutmeg
4 cups
sliced apples, using either rome, golden delicious, granny smith or jonathan

ICING:

3/4 cup
sifted powdered sugar
1-1/2 TBSP
milk
1/4 tsp.
almond extract

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
2Cut in butter, until pieces are the size of small peas.
3Stir in the almonds and eggs with a fork. Press half the mixture (about 2 cups) into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set pan aside.
4In another large bowl, stir together the 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.
5Add the apples; toss to coat, then arrange evenly over mixture in pan.
6Bake in a 350ยบ oven for about 35 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.
7Cool completely.
8Drizzle bars with icing, and let stand until set, then cut into bars.
9To make the icing: In a small bowl stir together until smooth, the powdered sugar, milk, and almond extract.

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