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Apple Squares
Recipe courtesy North Dakota Wheat Commission


Makes approximately 20 bars

1 egg, separated. Beat whites and set aside.
1 cup cornflake cereal, crushed to make cup

3/4 cup all purpose flour
cup whole wheat flour
teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
cup cold butter
Beat egg yolk; add milk to make 1/3 cup

Apple Mixture
4 cups apple slices, without peels
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Mix flours, salt and sugar. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut butter into flour mixture until crumbly. Add egg mixture and mix thoroughly. On floured board, roll out half of dough and line bottom of 9x9-inch pan. Sprinkle crushed cereal on bottom crust.

Mix and spread over cereal. Roll out remaining dough and place over apples. Spread beaten egg whites over top. Bake in preheated 325-degree oven 45 to 50 minutes. Cool. Glaze with a thin powdered sugar frosting made of cup powdered sugar and 1 to 2 tablespoons milk. May be flavored with almond extract or vanilla.

Nutritional Information
One 2 x 1 -inch bar provides approximately: 120 calories; 2 g protein; 18 g carbohydrate; 5 g fat (3 g saturated, 0 g trans fat); 1 g fiber; 23 mg cholesterol; 0 mg iron; 86 mg sodium.