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Apple Brazil Nut Squares

 

38

Yield

12

servings

Prep

45

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

90

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

Pastry
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
¾ cup butter
or margarine; cut up
1 each eggs
slightly beaten
1 tablespoon lemon juice
fresh
4 tablespoons water
ice cold
Filling
6 each egg yolks
*
¾ cup sugar
teaspoon salt
*
¾ cup brazil nuts
or almonds, pulverized
*
cup raisins, seedless
3 cups apples
tart, shredded
*
½ teaspoon cinnamon
6 tablespoons apricot preserves (jam)
6 tablespoons butter
or margarine, melted
Serve with
1 x whipped cream
slightly sweetened
*
1 x almonds
toasted slivered
*

Directions

Mix flour and sugar in bowl. Cut butter into mixture until pieces are the size of peas. Blend the egg, lemon juice and 3 tbls water.

Sprinkle over the dry ingredients. Toss with fork until four is moistened. Press into a ball. Add last tbls of water if needed. Roll pastry into a 9x13" baking pan, building the edge up about 1".

In small bowl, beat egg yolks until fluffy. Add sugar and salt. Beat at high speed until thick and lemon colored. Blend in the nuts and raisins. Fold in the appples and cinnamon. Spread apricot jam over the pastry. Top with apple-nut mixture.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃) for 25 minutes. Drizzle with melted butter. Return to oven. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer until top is golden. Cut into squares. Serve warm with slightly sweetened whipped cream and garnished with almonds.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 81g (2.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32949% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 27%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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