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Makes: 12 bars
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
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Apple Bars
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Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 1 hour

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup
all-purpose flour
1⁄2 cup
whole wheat flour
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt
1⁄2 teaspoon
baking soda
1⁄2 cup
brown sugar
1 cup
old fashioned rolled oats
1⁄2 teaspoon
cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon
nutmeg
1 pinch
ground cloves (optional)
1⁄2 cup
butter or margarine
3 cups
apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 2 medium apples [3” diameter])
2⁄3 cup
raisins
1⁄4 cup
sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9"x13" baking pan.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking soda together in a large bowl. Add brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves.
  3. Cut in butter or margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Spread half of the crumb mixture in the baking pan. Top with apple slices and raisins and sprinkle with sugar. Spread remaining crumb mixture evenly over apples.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Cool and cut into 12 bars.

Notes

  • Substitute ripe pears for apples
  • Serve warm topped with vanilla yogurt
Serving Size: 
1 bar
Nutritional Label: 
  • A glass of milk

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