We loved this more than apple pie....and since I'm not great at making a beautiful pie, this is better all around for me!
Taste of Home
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
1 egg yolk (save the egg white)
1/2 cup milk
6 cups sliced, peeled apples
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 Tbsp. flour (I used instant gel because I had some)
1 tsp cinnamon
Egg White *Before baking
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 to 3 Tbsp Water
In a bowl, combine
flour and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse
crumbs. Combine egg yolk and milk; add to flour mixture. Stir just until
dough clings together. Divide dough in half.
On a lightly
floured surface, roll half of dough into a 9 x 13 inch rectangle;
transfer to a greased 9x13 baking pan. Set aside.
In a bowl, toss
together filling ingredients; spoon over pastry in pan. Roll out
remaining dough into another 9x13 rectangle. Place over
filling. Brush with egg white (about 1/2 of it, not all). Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until
golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
combine the confectioners' sugar and enough water to achieve a drizzling
consistency. Drizzle over warm pastry. Cut into squares. Serve warm or