Golden Apple Coconut Pastries

Golden Apple Coconut Pastries

40 bars

Ingredients

3or4 Golden Delicious apples
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1-1/2 cups shredded coconut
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup heavy cream
dash salt

Pastry
Sift together 1-1/2 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon each baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter or margarine until mixture is crumbly. Combine 1 slightly beaten egg and 1/3 cup milk. Add to dry ingredients; blend with fork. On lightly-floured surface, knead gently until smooth.

Method:
  1. Pare apples if desired; core and slice thinly to equal 4 cups. Arrange in overlapping rows on pastry lined 15 X 10 X 3/4-inch baking pan. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Bake at 425 degrees F. 20 minutes. Combine remaining ingredients and spread over top. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F.; bake 20 minutes longer. Cool and cut into 2-1/2 X 1-1/2-inch bars

    Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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