Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Apple filling with a pastry crust. Almost like apple pie in square form. An old family recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR CRUST: In mixing bowl add salt to flour.
  2. Cut in shortening and butter.
  3. Mix egg yolk with cold water. (Save leftover white for brushing top) Mix into flour mixture.
  4. Line bottom and sides of 9 x 9 pan, reserving remaining pastry for top. Chill while making filling.
  5. FOR APPLE FILLING: Put apples in saucepan and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  6. Mix together sugar and cornstarch. Add to apples; mix well, then add boiling water.
  7. Cook until thick.
  8. Spread evenly over pastry.
  9. Cover with remaining pastry.
  10. Press sedges together to seal.
  11. Brush with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with sugar.
  12. Bake at 425 for 10 minutes, then at 350 for 30 minutes.

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