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Danish Pastry Apple Squares

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  Flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Crushed corn flakes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced peeled apples 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , stiffly beaten
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon

Sift together flour and salt.
Cut in shortening until crumbly.
Add enough milk to egg yolk to make 3/4 c.
Add to flour mixture; mix to blend.
Divide dough into two parts.
Roll half of dough to fit a 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 x 1" jelly roll pan.
Sprinkle bottom crust with corn flakes.
Combine apples, sugar and cinnamon, stirring gently.
Spread apple mixture over bottom crust on top of corn flakes.
Roll out other half of dough and place on top.
Pinch edges together to seal.
Beat egg white stiff and brush over top crust.
Bake in 400° oven 50-60 minutes or until golden.
While pie squares are baking, mix together confectioners sugar, vanilla and water.
Remove pie squares from oven at end of baking period and cool slightly.
Frost when crust is still warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4760 Calories from Fat 1898

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 215 g330.5%

Saturated Fat 54 g269.9%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 188.1 mg62.7%

Sodium 2337.2 mg97.4%

Total Carbohydrates 678 g225.9%

Dietary Fiber 33.1 g132.3%

Sugars 346.1 g

Protein 47 g94.9%

Vitamin A 29.9% Vitamin C 82.4%

Calcium 18.9% Iron 167.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Danish Pastry Apple Squares Recipe