Apple Pie Bars

1
Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Apple pie takes on a new look in these rich apple bars that are topped with a vanilla glaze. These are a great all time favorite, perfect for after school snacks, coffee with friends or an easy dessert.
Recipe and photo from Land O Lakes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
36 bars
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1
egg (yolk only)
1/2 c
milk
2-1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 c
cold butter, cut into chunks

FILLING

1 c
crushed corn flakes
8-10
medium tart cooking apples, peeled, sliced
1 c
sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1
egg white
2 Tbsp
sugar

GLAZE

1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1-2 Tbsp
milk

How to Make Apple Pie Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat yolk in bowl. Add 1/2 cup milk; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2Combine flour and salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    Stir in egg yolk mixture with fork until dough forms a ball. Divide dough in half.
  • 3Roll out half of dough on lightly floured surface into a 15 X 10 inch rectangle; place onto bottom of ungreased 15 X 10 inch baking pan.
    Sprinkle with corn flakes; top with apples.
  • 4Combine 1 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg in bowl.
    Sprinkle over apples.
    Roll remaining half of dough into 15 1/2 X 10 1/2inch rectangle; place over apples.
  • 5Beat reserved egg white with fork until foamy; brush over top crust.
    Combine remaining 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and 2 tbsp. sugar in bowl; sprinkle over crust.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 6Combine powdered sugar, vanilla and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in bowl.
    Drizzle over warm bars.
  • 7If pastry dough does not form a ball easily, add up to 1 tbsp. additional milk, 1 tsp. at a time.
  • 8To transfer pastry to baking pan, fold pastry in half; fold in half again. Place folded corner at center of pan. Unfold pastry carefully.
  • 9Top pastry should be rolled on lightly floured surface slightly larger than bottom pastry to allow pastry to cover filling easily.

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About Apple Pie Bars

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




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