Easy Caramel Apple Bars

Bake the irresistible combination of caramel and apples in an easy cookie mix bar.

Yield

36 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup cold butter
1 (1 pound 1.5 ounce) pouch oatmeal cookie mix (e.g. Betty Crocker®)
1 egg
1 cup finely chopped peeled apple
3/4 cup caramel topping
1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Spray bottom of 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray.

In large bowl, cut butter into cookie mix using fork or pastry blender. Stir in egg until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups cookie mixture. Press remaining cookie mixture into bottom of pan.

Bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle apple evenly over crust. In small bowl, mix caramel topping and flour; drizzle over apples. Sprinkle reserved cookie mixture over apples.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Total Bake Time: 40 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 55 minutes

Additional Information

Empire, Regent and Spartan apples are good choices for baked apple desserts.

Skip the cooking spray and line pan with foil for quick cleanup and easy bar removal.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 30), Total Fat 3 1/2 g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 95 mg; Total Carbohydrate 17 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 9 g), Protein 1 g; Exchanges: 0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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