Spicy Apple Bars

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These bars are like a spice cake and an apple pie with a glaze. They are loaded with apples and spices and a 1/2 cup of strong coffee to boot. For-goodness-sakes there good!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Serves:

8-10 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter flavored crisco, softened
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg, lightly beaten
1/2 c
strong hot coffee
1 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
dash of cloves
2 c
diced apples
1/2 c
nuts

FROSTING

2 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar together. Stir in egg and coffee.
2
In a seperate bowl, sift dry ingredients together. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in apples and nuts.
3
Pour mixture into a greased 13x9 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes.
4
Frosting- In a mixing bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla and blend well. Frost bars while still warm. Cut into bars and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy