Apple Charlotte
Yield: 24 servings

1 sheet shortbread dough (recipe below)
2/3 cup walnuts
8 lbs apples (approx 17 medium cored, peeled and sliced
3/4 cup dried breadcrumbs
1 tbs. Salt - optional
2 cups plus 4 tbs. granulated sugar
1 tbs. cinnamon
1 cup raisins
1 tsp. nutmeg
5 tbs. cornstarch

Divide shortbread dough in half. Press half of the  dough into bottom of a 13
x 9 baking pan. Bake in moderate oven 350° for  approximately 10-15 minutes
until golden brown. Toss apples with dry mixture  in a separate bowl. Add to
cooled crust, top with remaining crust. Cut slits for  air escape, brush with an egg white wash and bake for approximately 60  minutes at 350°.

Shortbread dough
1 cup plain flour
1 cup butter (softened)
1 cup sugar

Mix together in a medium mixing bowl and roll to desired shape.