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Apple Chiffon Squares

Apple Chiffon Squares

out of a magazine

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 cup(s) graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter or margarine melted
  • 1 envelope(s) unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup(s) apple juice or cider
  • 3 egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon peel, finely shredded
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 2 medium apples
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar


Combine cracker crumbs and the 3 tablespoons sugar; stir in melted butter or margarine. reserve 1/4 cup crumbs; press remainder into bottom of a 10X6X2 inch dish. Chill. In saucepan combine gelatin, the 2 tablespoons, sugar, nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon, SALT. Stir in apple juice, egg yolks, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium -low heat till gelatin dissolves and mixture comes just to a boil. Remove from heat. Cool slightly. Peel, core and shred apples to make 2 cups. Stir apple into gelatin mixture. Chill mixture till partially set (consistency of unbeaten egg whites), stirring occasionally. Beat egg whites to soft peaks (tips curl over). Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks (tip stands straight). mounds when spooned. Turn into prepared crust. Sprinkle reserved crumbs atop. Chill several hours, Makes 6 servings

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