Apple Custard Bars

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Marla Jones

This was originally a pie recipe that I got from TOH magazine, but I converted it to bars, just for fun! This does make an excellent pie, too, just halve the recipe. I may just post this again, in pie form, so that people who do searches for pies can find it. The crust is quite simple (finally!) I never can make a crust without the family running away in fear of getting hit with flying pastry thrown in frustration. This doesn't look too pretty, but it sure is good!

Top Review by Ginger Rose

This tasted really good! I used pears instead of apples so it took longer to cook as they were very juicy. I also added some water to the dough as it was still floury and not very crumbly. A lovely way to end a meal!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. FOR CRUST:.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Combine flour and salt.
  4. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  5. Press into bottom and up sides of a 13"x9"x2" cake pan.
  6. Put in apples.
  7. Combine 2/3 cup sugar with cinnamon.
  8. Sprinkle over apples.
  9. Bake for 20 minute.
  10. Remove from oven.
  12. Whisk milk, eggs, and rest of sugar until smooth.
  13. Pour over apples.
  14. Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until knife in center comes out clean.
  15. If you're worried the crust will be too browned, whatever is showing up above the custard, just put foil all the way around the edges.

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