Apple Slice Squares

Apple Slice Squares

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"My mom has been making these since I was a kid, and they are the hit of every family get-together, from my brothers and sisters all the way down to the grandchildren; it is even spreading to my in-laws. Enjoy this family-favorite."
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1 h 45 m servings 296 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Whisk 2 cups flour and salt together in a bowl. Cut shortening into flour mixture using a pastry blender or a fork until crumbly.
  3. Whisk water, eggs, and lemon juice together in a separate bowl; stir into flour mixture until dough forms a ball. Split dough into halves; roll each half into about a 9x13-inch rectangle. Press 1 rectangle into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  4. Place apple slices in a large bowl; add sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, and cinnamon. Toss apples to coat; spread over crust. Cover apple filling with remaining crust, piecing together any scraps to cover any holes. Cut several slits into top crust for ventilation while cooking.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are browned and crisp, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Cool to room temperature before cutting into squares, about 30 minutes.


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Add a thin layer of corn flakes on top of bottom crust. It absorbs the liquid and saves the bottom crust from getting soft and mushy.

I've seen an almost identical recipe on another site, but it included a glaze (confectioner's sugar, vanilla extract and milk or lt. cream) to be spread over the top while it's still hot. I tho...

I was looking for this! Loved it as a kid, now I have to make it myself with out my mothers recipe. Made my own glaze for topping.

I have been looking for this! All that is missing is the homemade icing. Also good with peach and blueberry!

It's my Mom's recipe, so of course I love it. Makes enough to serve a group and have leftovers. So, so, good.

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