---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Apple-Kuchen
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 18 Bars
  
            -MARY WILSON  BWVB02B
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
       1    Stick (1/2 cup) butter or
            -margarine, at room temp.
       1 c  Confectioner’s sugar
       1 lg Eggs
       1 ts Lemon peel; freshly grated
       1 cn (20 oz) apple slices;
            -drained
     1/2 c  Golden raisins
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
            For garnish:
            Confectioner’s sugar
  
   Heat oven to 350~ F.  Grease an 11x7-inch baking pan. Mix flour and baking
   powder.  In a large bowl, beat butter and confectioners' sugar with
   electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Beat in egg and lemon peel. With
   mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture. Remove 2/3 cup dough. With
   floured fingers, pat remaining dough over bottom of prepared pan. Spread
   apple slices mixed with golden raisins and ground cinnamon. Spread over
   dough, using a rubber spatula to break up apples if needed to cover dough.
   Roll remaining dough into long ropes and lay diagonally across filling to
   create a lattice effect.  Bake 30 minutes or until top is golden brown.
   Cool in pan. Dust with confectioners' sugar before cutting.
   
   Per bar:  148 cal, 2 g pro, 23 g car, 6 g fat, 26 mg chol with butter, 15
   mg chol with margarine, 71 mg sod. Exchanges: 1/2 starch/bread, 2/3 fruit,
   3/4
   
   fat.  Source:  February 1994 Woman’s Day Magazine.
  
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