They are a staple at family gatherings and rarely last more than a few hours once finished. I'm not joking, we have been known to polish off the entire pan in one sitting!
Now that I am away from home, they are my go-to comfort recipe when I missing my family. I hope you enjoy them!
- In a large bowl, combine the 2 cups flour and 1 tsp salt; cut in 1 cup Crisco until crumbly (like pie crust).
- In a small bowl, combine 2 egg yolks (beaten) with 1/2 cup milk; gradually add to crumb mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll each half into a 15” x 11” rectangle. Line an 15” x 11” baking sheet with one rectangle.
- Peel and slice 8-9 apples; add to a separate bowl.
- In a small bowl combine 1 cup sugar, 2 Tb flour and 1 tsp cinnamon; gently stir mixture into bowl with apple slices.
- Pour apple mixture over the dough-lined baking sheet.
- Top with remaining 15” x 11” pastry rectangle.
- Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 30 minutes.
- In a bowl, combine 1 cup confectioner’s sugar, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 1/2 tsp milk.
- Drizzle frosting mixture over bars.
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