Recipe: Baked Apple Pie Layer Bars


  • 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1egg
  • Milk
  • 2/3 cup crushed corn flakes
  • 1/2 cup Apple Sauce
  • 5 cups sliced, peeled apples
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Sift together flour, sugar and salt. Cut shortening in with pastry blender or two knives. Put egg yolk into measuring cup and add milk to make 2/3 cup.
  2. Add to shortening mixture. Mix just enough until dough shapes into a ball. Roll out half the dough into 15 x 11-inch rectangle. Transfer to baking sheet. Cover with corn flakes. Mix apple sauce together with apple slices, and add mixture on top of corn flakes. Mix sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over apple mixture. Roll out other half of dough for top crust. Place over apples. Pinch edges together. Beat egg white until stiff and spread on top crust. Bake in hot 400°F oven for 40 minutes. Cut into 16 squares.
  3. Combine confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice to make glaze. While hot, drizzle glaze over top.

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Tree Top

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