Apple Strips Recipe

* 4-5 medium Macintosh apples, peeled and thinly sliced

Step 1

Work butter into flour with a fork and add sugar, sour cream, and lemon rind, kneading to form a dough. Form into a roll, wrap in waxed paper, and let rest for 1/2 hour.

Step 2

Cut roll in half. Roll out 1 part to fit a 9"x9" pan. Line with apple slices and sprinkle with raisins and sugar. Roll out remaining dough and cut into strips to form a lattice pattern on top of the apples. Brush with egg yolk, to which a little cold water has been added.

Step 3

Bake at 325 deg F. for about 20 minutes, until golden brown. Dust with confectioners' sugar while still warm, if desired, and cut into 1" x 2" strips. Makes about 30. Serve warm or cold.

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4c Unsalted Butter or margarine
  • 2c Flour
  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 3tb Sour Cream
  • 1/2ts Grated Lemon Rind
  • Egg yolk for wash
  • 1ds Confectioners Sugar (opt)
  • 4 Med Apples, peeled *
  • 1tb Raisins
  • 1/2c Sugar

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