Apple Bars

1
Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

I opened a can of worms the other day when I mentioned working at an Apple Farm in NY. I was overwhelmed with the number of apple recipes that I had collected from those days. Here is a great bar cookie that all kids like.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 bars
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 c
    apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, optional

How to Make Apple Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until fluffy; stir in vanilla and egg.

    In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and nutmeg.
  2. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix thoroughly.

    Fold in apples and nuts if using.
  3. Spread batter in a greased 9" x 9" baking pan.

    Bake at 350-degrees for 30-35 minutes.

    Cool and cut into squares.
  4. When I leave the nuts out, I often add in 3/4 cup of raisins in it's place.

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About Apple Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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