Danish Apple Squares

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • PASTRY
  • 2 12
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    egg yolk, combined with milk to make 2/3 cup (save egg white)
  • 1
    cup corn flakes
  • FILLING
  • 6
    cut-up apples
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 3
    teaspoons flour
  • ICING
  • 12
    teaspoon almond flavoring
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DIRECTIONS

  • PASTRY: Sift together flour and salt. With a pastry blender or two knives cut in shortening.
  • Separate egg, putting egg yolk in measuring cup. Add milk to measure 2/3 cup.
  • Slowly mix in to the flour mixture, do not ovemix. Divide pastry in half.
  • Put first half of pastry on a cookie sheet. Sprinkle 1 cup cornflakes over pastry, then spread apple mixture over first layer of pastry, leaving an inch around the edges. Put second layer over top, Press together around the edges.
  • Beat egg white and spread over top of pastry.
  • Cook in moderate oven (350F) until tender, about 15-20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • ICING: Add enough water to make a paste. Drizzle over top.
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