Apple Pie Bars

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • For Filling: In a medium saucepan combine apples, apple juice or water, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Cook over medium heat until boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir together 1/4 cup sugar and cornstarch, then stir into apple mixture.
  • Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove from heat and set filling aside to cool slightly.
  • For Crust: In a mixing bowl beat margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed about 30 seconds or till softened.
  • Add about half of the flour and all of the 1/2 cup sugar, egg, and baking powder.
  • Beat until thoroughly combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat or stir in remaining flour.
  • Pat two-thirds (about 1 cup) of the crust mixture into an ungreased 9x9-inch pan.
  • Spread filling on top of crust.
  • Drop the remaining crust mixture by small teaspoonfuls on top of filling.
  • Bake in a 375° oven about 30 minutes or until top is golden.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
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