Had enough of frying? Try these apple bars


Apple Bars



2 cups white whole-wheat flour

1/2 cup raw cane sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoo salt

1 cup butter

2 beaten egg yolks


4 apples, cored and sliced

3/4 cup raw cane sugar

1/4 cup white whole-wheat flour

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Brush over top:

1 slightly beaten egg white


Stir dry dough ingredients together; cut in butter until crumbs are the size of small peas. Stir in egg yolks. Divide dough in half. Press one half into a 15- x 10- x 1-inch baking pan.

Mix together apples and the filling ingredients; arrange over top of bottom crust. Crumble remaining dough over apples. Brush egg white over all.

Bake in 350° oven for 40 minutes. Cool before cutting into bars.

These can also be baked in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan for 45 minutes.

Recipe from the New England Apple Association