Reader Recipe: French Apple Squares

October 10, 2018

Submitted by Karon Vavra of Hubbard, Neb.

2 1/2 C. flour

1 C. shortening

2 Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. salt

2/3 C. milk

1 can apple pie filling

1/2 tsp. lemon flavoring

1 Tbsp. margarine

1 beaten egg yolk

1 beaten egg white

Mix together flour, shortening, sugar and salt. Blend in the beaten egg yolk and milk. Roll out half of the dough to fit the bottom of a jelly roll pan. Add the lemon flavoring to the apple pie filling. Spread the apple filling over the dough. Dot with margarine. Roll out remaining dough and place it over the layer of apples. Brush with the beaten egg white. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes. Glaze with a thin powdered sugar icing if desired. Cut into squares.

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