You are here: Home » Recipes » Cinnamon Apple Bars Cinnamon Apple Bars Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 dozen These cinnamon apple bars will soon become highly requested by your family. PrintEmail Ingredients Crust:1 stick butter, softened1/4 cup shortening3/4 cup confectioners' sugar1 1/2 cups flourFilling:2 or 3 -- apples1/2 stick butter3/4 cup brown sugar1 -- egg, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla1 3/4 cans flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/3 teaspoon saltIcing:1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar1/4 teaspoon cinnamon2 or 3 tablespoons milk Instructions To prepare the crust. Cream butter, shortening, and sugar. Cut in flour. Pat onto 10×15-inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 350F for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. To prepare the filling. Peel and chop apples. Melt butter in a saucepan. Blend in apples, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into apple mixture. Spread over baked crust. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes. To prepare the icing. Sift sugar and cinnamon for easy blending. Whisk in the milk until smooth. Glaze while warm. Cut into bars. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Birmingham’s Magic (Birmingham, Alabama, 1982).