Apple Orchard Snack Cake

1 - cup granulated sugar
3 - eggs
2 - apples, peeled and diced (golden delicious)
1/2-  cup butter or margarine, melted
2 - cups graham cracker crumbs
3/4 - cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
powdered sugar ~ for topping ~

Blend sugar, margarine, and eggs in bowl with a spoon. Stir in graham cracker crumbs, apples, and nuts until blended. Spread batter into greased 8x8 pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until firm to the touch. Sprinkle liberally with confectioner's sugar. Cool and then cut into squares.