Easy Apple Bar Recipe – Eckert’s

If you’re looking for a delicious way to use apples picked at your local Eckert’s, we have a great idea for you. Make these easy apple pie bars for a Sunday dinner or even an unexpected weeknight treat. They’re so easy, you’ll be able to whip them up in a flash.

If you’re wondering what kind of apples to use, look for apples that hold their shape, like Granny Smith — a go-to choice for pie — and its cousin, golden delicious. Other great choices are Jonagold, which are tart with a honeyed sweetness, as well as Honeycrisp and Braeburn. 

For more information, check out our blog articles on types of apples and the best apples for baking. 


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 egg seperated
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. To prepare pastry, in a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and shortening and mix to form a stiff dough.
  2. Place egg yolk in a measuring cup; add enough milk to equal 2/3 cup and blend. Stir into pastry mixture. Divide dough in half; roll out one piece into a rectangle to fit a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan. Sprinkle dough with corn flakes.
  3. Core and peel apples, and then slice them. Place the apples on top of the corn flakes.
  4. In a small bowl, mix sugar, cinnamon and flour; sprinkle over apples.
  5. Roll out remaining pastry and place over apples; pinch edges together. Beat egg white until stiff; spread over top crust.
  6. Bake at 375° F for 1 hour.
  7. To prepare glaze, in a small bowl, combine milk and powdered sugar and blend until smooth, thin glaze forms. Drizzle glaze over top of apple bars while still warm. Enjoy!


Be the first to leave a comment!

Sign up for something special.
Including specials.