Grandma Johnson's Apple Slices Recipe

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Grandma Johnson's Apple Slices

Tracy Ashbeck

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@Tracy_Ashbeck

My Grandma, Ethel Johnson, used to make these often. A pan of them never lasts long at my house! The recipe originally came from a Scandinavian cookbook.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
shortening, butter flavor
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
2
egg yolks
4 Tbsp
cold water
3 lb
tart baking apples -- peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
4 Tbsp
butter, sliced into pats

FOR FROSTING:

1 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
heavy cream
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Mix egg yolks and lemon juice with cold water. Mix 2 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, shortening, and egg yolk mixture like pie crust. Press 1/2 of crust dough in the bottom of a 13"x9"x2" baking pan. Roll out remaining dough for top crust and set aside.
3
Combine apples, sugar, 1 tbsp. flour, cinnamon, and 1/4 tsp. salt; spread evenly over crust in pan. Dot with butter pats. Cover with remaining crust dough and seal edges.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes. Let cool. Then combine frosting ingredients and spread or drizzle over top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts