APPLE PIE BARS


Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 egg yolks, beaten
4 tablespoons water
8 apples – peeled, cored and cut into thin wedges
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup butter

Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 C).
Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a large bowl.
Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Mix egg yolk and water together and mix into flour until it forms a ball.
Roll out to fit the bottom of a 10×15 inch pan.
Combine apples, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons flour, sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Pour the filling into the pie crust and dot with 2 tablespoons butter.
Combine 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 2/3 cup brown sugar and 2/3 cup butter in a medium bowl.
Cut in the butter until crumbly, sprinkle over the apples.
Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until topping is golden brown

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