Apple Squares

Apple Squares

4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
2 cups shortening
1 cup sour cream
6 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 T. lemon juice
1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs  (crushed Rice Krispies)

Combine flour and salt, cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.  Add sour cream; stir with a fork until flour mixture is moistened.  Cover and chill.
Combine apples and next 3 ingredients; set aside.
Divide flour mixture in half; roll one portion into a 15x10 inch rectangle on wax paper.  Place in a 15x10 jellyroll pan.  Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs and breadcrumbs.  Arrange apple mixture over crumbs.  Roll remaining pastry into a 16x12 inch rectangle; place over apple mixture.  Fold edges under, and crimp.  Bake at 375 for 1 hour.  Let cool on a wire rack.  Cut into 2 inch squares.  Yield: about 3 dozen. 


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