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Flaky Apple Squares

No recipe image available.Cinnamon-sugared apple slices and crushed corn flakes are baked between two layers of pastry crust.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup vegetable shortening
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, separated
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup corn flakes, crushed
8 tart green apples, thinly sliced
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cut shortening into flour and 1 teaspoon salt until crumbs form. Add egg yolks and milk; mix well.
  3. Roll out half the dough and place in a jelly roll pan. Sprinkle with
    crushed corn flakes.
  4. In a bowl, thinly slice 8 apples and sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Place on top of the cornflake crust.
  5. Roll out the other half of the crust and put over the apples. Seal the edges and cut vent slits in the dough.
  6. Beat 2 egg whites until frothy and spread over the crust.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.

Makes 16 servings.