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1 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter
2 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
2/3 cup milk * (see instuctions below)
1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
7 - 8 cups apples, sliced thin
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 egg white
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 - 2 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons nuts, chopped fine
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Heat oven to 350o. Mix butter, flour and salt as for pie dough. *Add enough milk to egg yolk to measure 2/3 cup. Stir into flour mixture. Divide into two equal parts. Roll 1 part into rectangle. Place on cookie sheet. Mix apples, sugar, cinnamon and allspice. Spread on dough. Roll out remaining dough and fit over top; cut vents, seal edges, and spread egg white over crust. Bake at 350o for 1 hour until golden brown. Mix powdered sugar, vanilla, and water until smooth and creamy; spread over warm crust. Sprinkle with nuts. Cut into squares to serve.
The Amish Way cookbook, compiled by Adrienne Lund, published by Jupiter Press, copyright revised edition 1994. Adrienne Lund is the author-publisher of nine Amish cookbooks and a children's book about the Amish way of life. Her books are available in our gift shop and in our online store. Visit her website at amishwaycookbooks.com. Used by permission.
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