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Danish Apple Bars

Danish Apple Bars


  • 2 3/4 c Flour (and a little extra for rolling out dough)
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1 c Butter – room temp
  • 1 Egg – Yolk and White Separated
  • 2/3 c Milk and 1 T Milk
  • 5-6 Large Apples – peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 c Crushed Corn Flake Crumbs
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 t Cinnamon
  • 1 c Confections Sugar
  • Ice Cream for Serving (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease / spray 9 x 13 pan.


  • Sift together flour and salt, add butter and mix until it resembles cornmeal.
  • Slightly beat egg yolk in measuring cup and fill with milk until the 2/3 c line.
  • Add slowly to your flour mixture to form dough. Mix only until combined, do not overmix.
  • Divide Dough in half and roll out two section to each fit 9 x 13 pan on floured surface. Place half of rolled out dough in pan.


  • Top bottom half of dough with corn flake crumbs.
  • Arrange apple slices on top.
  • Combine sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle on top of apples.
  • Place the other half of rolled out dough on top.
  • Pinch top layer to bottom layer.


  • Beat egg white slightly with a fork - brush over crust.

Bake at 400 for 55 – 60 minutes until lightly browned.


  • Mix confections sugar and tablespoon of milk to make glaze, drizzle over warm bars. (may need to add a few drops of milk to desired consistency to drizzle)

Serve warm or cold, plain or with ice cream.


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