My Grandma's Apple Strudel

Heidi Claros Recipe

By Heidi Claros ArmyWifey

My family has made this for awhile and I love it... I lost the recipe and tried another kinda like it on a magazine site but it wasn't the same... finally got the recipe again from my family and wanna post it so I never loose it again... Hope you enjoy... Feel free to add your own pics and give feedback :) This is my Grandma's recipe passed down & I am sorry I do not make it any other way because this is the way I like it. My father before he passed away would make this for me a lot! It bring's back a lot of memories to me and I wouldn't want to make it any other way....


Recipe Rating:
 65 Ratings
Serves:
10-12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Scrummy strudel in a snap! We love both the technique and flavor found in this sweet recipe. Brew up some coffee and enjoy!

Ingredients

APPLE FILLING
6 c
apples, peeled and sliced
1/2 c
cup flour
1 c
cup sugar
1 tsp
tsp cinnamon
CRUST
3 3/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 1/2 c
shortening
2 eggs yolks plus water to equal 1 cup , reserve 1 egg white.
ICING/FROSTING
1 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
milk or light cream approximately
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix apple slices, sugar, 1/2 cup flour and 1 tsp cinnamon for the filling. Set aside.
2
Mix the remaining ingredients as pie crust, reserve 1 egg white. Divide dough in two pieces. Roll out 1/2 of the dough to fit a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan with sides.
3
Cover with apple mixture. Roll out top crust. Cover with top crust. Brush top with egg white. Slit crust. Bake at 350 for 45-60 min.
4
Mix 1 cup powdered sugar and 1/2 tsp vanilla with enough cream or milk to make thin frosting. Mix well and spread over hot crust.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German
Hashtags: #apple, #bars, #strudel
  • Comments

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    Kelly Williams Wildflours - Oct 13, 2011
    Printed AND saved!! Thank you so much for posting, this looks exactly like the "apple squares" a lady I used to know used to make. I asked her once for the recipe, but she wouldn't give it to me. :( (I don't like people that do that.)
  • user
    Heidi Claros ArmyWifey - Oct 13, 2011
    :) me neither... hahaha Hope you like them! Let me know...
  • user
    Kelly Williams Wildflours - Oct 13, 2011
    Will do! When my hubby is done with his business trips for the year, I'm going to make a nice big pan of them for him to take to the office....stashing a few for us at home! ;)
  • user
    Heidi Claros ArmyWifey - Oct 13, 2011
    :) I will have to make this when My hubby gets back from deployment too I would probably eat way too many if I made them now. lol
  • user
    Kelly Williams Wildflours - Oct 13, 2011
    I hear ya, sweetie!! ME, TOO!!! :P :D