Flaky Apple Pie Bars

Flaky Apple Pie Bars

Indulge in the delightful combination of flaky pastry, sweet apples, and a luscious glaze with our Flaky Apple Pie Bars. These bars are a gluten-free twist on the classic apple pie, offering a perfect harmony of textures and flavors. Whether you're hosting a gathering or simply craving a sweet treat, these bars are sure to satisfy your apple pie cravings.


For the Bars:

  • 9 apple slices, cored, peeled, and halved
  • 2½ cups gluten-free flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 egg yolks and 2 egg whites
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder

For the Frosting:

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder


1. Preheat and Prepare:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

2. Prepare the Dough:

  • In a bowl, combine gluten-free flour, salt, and 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  • Add unsalted butter and mix until the mixture resembles large crumbs.
  • Incorporate the egg whites and ½ cup of milk into the flour mixture, creating a dough.

3. Assemble the Bars:

  • Roll out half of the dough to fit the size of the baking pan.
  • Brush egg white on the rolled-out dough and use it to line the pan.
  • Place the apple slices on the dough, sprinkle with ½ cup of sugar and cinnamon.
  • Roll out the remaining dough and place it on top of the apples. Brush with egg white.

4. Bake and Cool:

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden. Allow it to cool for 35 minutes.

5. Make the Glaze:

  • Whisk together powdered sugar, a pinch of salt, milk, and vanilla powder in a small bowl.

6. Glaze and Serve:

  • Cover the cooled bars with the glaze.
  • Cut into squares and serve these irresistible Flaky Apple Pie Bars.

Elevate your dessert game with these Flaky Apple Pie Bars, a gluten-free delight that captures the essence of a classic apple pie. The flaky layers, sweet apple filling, and heavenly glaze make these bars a must-try for any apple pie enthusiast. Share these bars at gatherings or enjoy them as a special treat—the choice is yours. Savor the joy of a classic dessert in a delightful, flaky form! 🍏

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