Ingredients:

• 2.5 cups – all-purpose flour
• 2 tbsp – Sugar
• 1 cup – shortening
• 2 Egg yolks, lightly beaten
• 1/3 cup – Milk
• 1/4 tsp – salt
• For Filling:
• 1 cup – crisp Rice cereal
• 8 cups – tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced
• 1 cup – Sugar
• 1 tsp – all-purpose flour
• 1/2 tsp – ground Cinnamon
• 2 Egg whites, lightly beaten

Method:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly.
  2. Combine egg yolks and milk; gradually add to crumb mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 15 inch x 10 inch rectangle.
  4. Line a 15 inch x 10 inch x 1 inch baking pan with one rectangle; sprinkle with cereal.
  5. Arrange apples over cereal.
  6. Combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples.
  7. Top with remaining pastry; cut slits in top.
  8. Brush with egg whites.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50-55 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  11. In a bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar and enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency.
  12. Drizzle over bars.
  13. Store in the refrigerator.