---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Apple-Spice Bars
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 12 servings
  
     1/3 c  Shortening
     3/4 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs; large
     3/4 c  Flour; unbleached
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Nutmeg; ground
     1/4 ts Ginger; ground
       1 c  Apples; finely chopped; *
            Topping-
       2 tb Sugar
     1/2 ts Cinnamon
  
      *  Core and Peel Apples.  Chop as fine as possible. Cream shortening and
   sugar.  Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well. Stir together the flour,
   salt, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Blend into the creamed mixture
   and mix well. Stir in apples. Spread in a greased 13 X 9 X 2-inch pan. Mix
   sugar and cinnamon together; blend well. Sprinkle on top of the dough. Bake
   at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool; cut into bars.
      Makes 36 bars.
  
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