This dessert contains all the comforts of a warm, cinnamon-spiced slice of apple pie without the hassle of rolling out pastry dough. Plus it's essentially a slice of apple pie that can be eaten by hand. How can you go wrong with these sweet treats?
In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut shortening into flour until mixture resembles pea-sized crumbles. Work in cold water until a loose (but not too dry or too moist) pastry dough forms. Into a 10 x 13 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper, press into a 10 x 13 inch baking pan (small cookie sheet).
Combine apples, flour, sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice until thoroughly coated. Arrange in a thin, even layer atop pastry dough.
Combine flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in butter until a crumbly texture forms. Sprinkle atop apples.
Bake for 30-45 minutes or until apples are tender, and the crust and topping are lightly browned.