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Aunt addie’s apple squares

from Jennifer L.’s book, North Branch , MN


3 c. flour, sifted
1 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
1 c. shortening (1/2 butter)
1 c. Corn Flakes, crushed
2 eggs, separated
7 to 8 apples
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/4 c. sugar

Preparation instructions

Sift together flour, salt and 2 tsp sugar; cut i shortening as for pie crust. Beat egg yolks and add enough milk to the yolks to measure 2/3 c. liquid. Add liquid to pastry mix and combine until dry ingredients are well-moistened. Divide dough in half and roll one portion to fit the bottom of a 10×13 pan. Place crust in pan, cover with crushed cornflakes and spread apples evenly over top. Sprinkle with nutmeg, cinnamon and 1 1/4 cups sugar. Dot with butter. Cover with second crust and seal edges. Beat the egg whites until frothy and spread evenly over crust. Bake in preheated oven at 400° for 45 minutes.
Combine powdered sugar with vanilla and enough water for easy spreading consisitency. Drizzle frostig over top while warm. Cut into squares.

Submitted by: Jennifer L

Congo bars

from Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD


2 3/4 c. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup butter or oleo
1 lb. brown sugar
1 12 oz. pkg. of chocolate chips
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1 c. nuts (if desired)

Preparation instructions

Mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Melt butter; add sugar and blend well. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Add flour mixture, nuts, chocolate chips, and vanilla. Pour into 9X13 inch pan and bake for 25-30 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Do Not Overcook! Should be chewy. Will be thick to spread in pan so you may have to use a little water to spread them.

Submitted by: Kim D