Apple Pie Bars

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 24 bars




  • In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder.
  • Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl whisk egg yolks, lemon juice and water, gradually add to flour mixture,tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  • Divide in half.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out on portion of dough between 2 large sheets of waxed paper into a 17x12 inch rectangle.
  • Transfer to an ungreased 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan.
  • Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of pan,trim pastry even with top edge.
  • In a bowl, toss the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg, spread over crust.
  • Roll out remaining pastry to rift top of pan, place over filling.
  • Trim edges, brush edges between pastry with water or milk, pinch to seal.
  • Cut slits in top.
  • Bake at 375F for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Combine glaze ingredients until smooth.
  • Drizzle over bars before cutting.
  • Makes about 2 dozen.