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Potluck Apple Pie Bars

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
    3-4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening
  • 4 large 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 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly.
  • Combine egg yolks and milk; gradually add to crumb mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 15x10-in. rectangle. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with one rectangle; sprinkle with cereal.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 338 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • taytay09
    Oct 29, 2011

    A bit bland.

  • Rockamama
    May 26, 2011

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

  • AloeMo
    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!

  • kburgess2001
    Oct 5, 2010

    These were amazing!

  • cora
    Jan 12, 2007

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  • Jaxmom05
    Feb 21, 2006

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  • Shirley
    Jan 4, 2006

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