Potluck Apple Pie Bars Recipe
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Potluck Apple Pie Bars Recipe

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I use apple from our own apple trees to make this dessert. It's a big hit at potlucks as well as with my family.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening
  • 4 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • FILLING:
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 8 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 9 medium)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 338 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly.
  2. Combine egg yolks and milk; gradually add to crumb mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 15-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with one rectangle; sprinkle with cereal.
  4. Arrange apples over cereal. Combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Top with remaining pastry; cut slits in top. Brush with egg whites.
  5. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bars. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 3-4 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Pie Bars in Country Extra September 2004, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 338 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

A bit bland.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 26, 2011

Sorry, did not care for these. Dense and too sweet.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

Over 300 calories and 17 grams of fat PER BAR? Who cooks like this anymore? My family deserves better and so does yours!

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2010

These were amazing!

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