Apple-almond Bars Recipe

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Apple-Almond Bars

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

Another apple bar recipe I really enjoy!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

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