APPLE SLICES with a CREAM CHEESE CRUST

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

I CAN REMEMBER GOING TO THE BAKERY AND BUYING THESE DELICIOUS APPLE SLICES....WHAT A WONDERFUL TREAT....THAT WAS, FOR a 8 YEAR OLD.
I WOULD SNEAK ONE, AND EAT it ON THE WAY HOME!....
NOW I CAN BAKE MY OWN, and eat as many as I want!!!
WITH OUT BEING YELLED AT !.....LOL
Nancy....10/17/12


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Serves:

16

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
cream cheese ...softened
1 c
butter....softened
3-1/4 c
flour....divided !
10
granny smith apples....peeled, cored, & sliced.(i used johnny golds)
1-1/4 c
sugar.........i always reduce the amount of sugar.
1 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
water........i had to use 2 tabl. ..so it would be runny

Directions Step-By-Step

1
HEAT oven to 400F.
Beat cream cheese and butter in a large bowl with a mixer until well blended.
Gradually add the 3 cups pf flour, mixing on low speed after each addition, just until blended.
2
Shape into 2 oblong patties.
Place one pattie on a large lightly flouredsheet of waxed paper., flatten slightly.
Cover with the 2nd piece of slightly floured waxed paper.
INvert baking pan over the rolled out dough.
Flip pan and dough together.
Remove the sheet of waxed paper.
Gently press dough onto the bottom of pan, and up the sidesof pan.
Roll out dough to a 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 inch rectangle.
Discard the top sheet of waxed paper.
3
Toss peeled, cored, and sliced apples with remaing flour(1/4 cup) of flour, granulated sugar and cinnamon....
Spread apples on to the bottom crust.
4
Repeat rolling out the second crust, with two sheets of waxed paper. to make another rectangle.
Remove top sheet, and carefully flip dough over apples.
Discard waxed paper.
Tuck edges of dough down sides of psn to enclose the apples.
Make several slits on the top crust to vent.
Bake 35-40 minutes, or untill golden.
5
Cool desert for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile mix powdered sugar and water to drizzle overdesert.
Cool 30 minutes ...before cutting into squares.
Makes 16 squares.
PIcture of sliced apples.
Recipe idea from: kraft recipes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Fruit, #apples, #slices