Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, cream together butter or margarine and sugars.
Add baking soda, salt, eggs, vanilla; blend well.
Stir in flour and oatmeal until all dry ingredients are moistened. Add chips and apples.
Line 9 x 13"baking pan with foil, spray with cooking spray. Press dough into pan, sprinkle top with raw or coarse sparkling sugar. Bake 25-30 minutes, until lightly browned; center will be slightly sunken and soft to touch. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then use foil to transfer to cooling rack. Cut into bars when completely cooled.