Danish Pastry Apple Bars

Danish Pastry Apple Bars

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"This recipe is excellent! I also use crust recipe for round fruit pies."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 356 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 207 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.)
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Beat egg yolk in measuring cup and add enough milk to make 2/3 cup total liquid. Stir into flour mixture until all flour is damp. Divide the dough in half. On floured surface, roll half the dough into a rectangle and fit into a 9x13 inch pan.
  3. In large bowl, combine apples, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Put apple mixture in pan. Roll out remaining dough and place over apples. Seal edges and cut slits in top dough. Beat egg white till frothy and brush on crust.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until golden brown.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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This is a great recipe. I've been making it for well over 25 years but haven't added the nutmeg, will do that now. The only things I do different is use margarine/butter in place of the short...

This recipe is also called "Apple Slices". That is what my Danish grandmother called them. It's the egg yolk in the dough that makes it different from pie dough. We like this dough much better t...

This recipe was very good. My only suggestions are to increase the sugar if you are using Granny Smith apples. I always use those in baking b/c they don't get mushy but this recipe turned out qu...