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Glazed Apple Pie Squares Recipe
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Glazed Apple Pie Squares Recipe

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These are a really good change from apple pie since they are glazed and a little bit sweeter. The dough is firm enough that you can eat them with your hands and are best when apples are in season. —Diane Turner, Brunswick, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 9 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (about 10 medium)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 209 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a measuring cup, combine egg yolk and enough milk to measure 1/3 cup. Gradually add to the flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Divide dough in half. Roll one portion into a thin 15x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to the bottom of an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with cornflakes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine apples, 1 cup sugar, 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon and nutmeg; toss to coat. Spoon over crust.
  4. Roll remaining dough into a thin 15x10-in. rectangle; place over apple filling. Beat egg white; brush over pastry. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top. Bake 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. For glaze, combine confectioners' sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm pastry. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Glazed Apple Pie Squares in Taste of Home February/March 2009, p70


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busterb2ike
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2016

"This is excellent"

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pung
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2016

"I made this and didn't have cornflakes, so I used Total with raisins, then threw in a few more raisins. I also used a bit of almond flavouring for the glaze. This was so good, it was a good thing that my family came home when they did, otherwise it just may have 'disappeared' somewhere, and I would be napping with a huge smile on my face."

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waynejv
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2015

"I used premade pie crust and canned apples as I was in a rush and it came out good. No complaints and no pie left so I guessed it was ok."

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Gidgette
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"I made these into small individual turnovers, much easier. Love the taste."

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lorrielu
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"I made this the other Day as I had Guests...it was a huge hit, I used Raw sugar rather that regular sugar and it was oh so delicious!"

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NDachshund2
Reviewed May. 18, 2014

"Yum!!!!"

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Mumsy1972@Yahoo.com
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"I have made these several times now. The first time I did them exactly as written with one exception - I used a 9X13 pan. My husband and I loved them. I have since made them with less sugar and still they are very, very good."

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Pookies Mama
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"I searched many recipes and picked this one. I'm glad I did!! I used fresh picked apples. I omitted the cornflakes, used the extra flour. It was sweet, rich flavored and held up very nicely as a bar. It got rave reviews and was gone quickly. Crust was tender and flakey!!! WOW"

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CatMom17
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2012

"I got this exact same recipe from my aunt over 20 years ago, except it was called Danish Apple Bars. They're delicious!"

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summerlili
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"I have been making this for years. I only add a couple of Tbsp. of sugar because we like our apples tart. I usually add more cinnamon for our taste and instead of vanilla in the glaze I use real almond extract.It really adds something. I don't always have cornflakes so I have used Crispix, Special K etc. Sometimes I sprinkle on the bottom other times I mix it with the apple cinnamon mix. When I brought this to work to share there was never any left for coffee break. Staff would sneak so they would be sure to get some."

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