Apple Pie Bars Recipe

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Apple Pie Bars

Samantha Bideau

By
@kitchengallery

Even though you don't use a whole lot of apples in the dish, you feel like you are eating seven or eight apples in one piece.


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Rating:

Serves:

2 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1 c
shortening
4
egg yolks
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
10 Tbsp
cold water
7 c
finely chopped, peeled apples
2 c
sugar
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 dash(es)
ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST:
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles course crumbs.
2
In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks, lemon juice, and water; gradually add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half. Chill for 30 minutes.
3
Roll out one portion of dough between two large sheets of waxed paper into a 17" X 12" rectangle. Transfer to baking pan.
4
FILLING:
In a large bowl, toss the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg; spread over crust.
5
Roll out remaining dough and add as top crust. Bake at 375* for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

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