Apple Pastry Squares
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.
Very good! I like to make this when I am feeding a crowd.
I love this recipe. My daughters office is always asking me to make it for a Birthday.
I followed a suggestion and rolled the dough out between 2 sheets of parchment paper. I left the dough on the bottom piece and put this into the pan with the dough. The dough came off the paper with no problem ( did stick a little bit at the edges ). We liked these squares very much but ,next time i will add more spice to the apples. They were very easy to cut and held together. We will be making these again. Thanks !!!
Way too little pastry dough to get into a 9 x 13 pan. I rolled mine paper thin and barely got it into an 8 x 12 and then it was so thin, I couldn't get it off the wax paper without it tearing. What a mess! I don't even know how it tastes yet as I am so frustrated with the crust, I sat down while it's baking to find out if anyone else had the same problem and they did!
This recipe looks very similar to Apple Danish Squares at https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/apple-danish which is made in an even larger jellyroll pan. Let me tell you - it turns out great! I had NO problem rolling the pastry to the larger size or getting it into the larger pan. Of course, I used parchment paper. I marked the size of my pan on the paper, then rolled the dough to stay within the lines. It was easy to roll up the parchment with the dough in it and transfer it to the baking sheet. The squares came out of the pan easily too. I have made this 3 times now and have received many compliments.
This came out delicious. Due to time constraints though, I used 2 tubes of crescent rolls for the pastry and cut the baking time to 20 minutes. Next time will make pastry from scratch.
It was a hit with the people I made it for. Even my husband enjoyed them. I agree with previous post that it was difficult to roll the crust in a rectangle.
not easy or good
They have a great flavor. I didn't cook my apples completely,as I like my apple pie to have texture. The dough is flakey, but I could not figure out what I was supposed to bake it in/on. I did not have enough dough for a 13x9 baking sheet. I put mine in a baking pan and the top was still skimpy. I also used butter flavored shortening.
These were delicious!! Better than a slice of pie, and easier to travel with. I brought them to a dinner, and they were the first things gone from the dessert table.. Love them..