Apple Oatmeal Bars

Patty Ward


Yes, another Mennonite recipe! This one hails from N. Lima Ohio!
What's not to love about apples and oatmeal? Sounds a little healthy too!
Have not tried these, but I will. I know my hubby will love these. We have oatmeal for breakfast every day and sometimes slice up a little apple in there too.
Picture is representative of the recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 18-20 squares
10 Min
40 Min


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    pre-heat oven to 350 d/f
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    1 cup flour, sifted
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    1/2 tsp salt
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    1/2 tsp soda
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    1 cup rolled oats - not instant-
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    1/2 cup crisco shortening
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    2 1/2 cups sliced apples
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    2 tablespoons butter
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    1/2 cup granulated sugar

How to Make Apple Oatmeal Bars


  1. Sift flour, measure and add salt, soda, and brown sugar.
    Sift again. Add rolled oats. Cut shortening into mixture until it is crumbly.
  2. Spread 1/2 of mixture into a greased pan 7 X 10 inches.
    Arrange sliced apples over crumb mixture. Dot with butter and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Cover with remaining crumbs.
  3. Bake @ 350 d/f for 40 minutes. Cut into squares while still warm.
    Makes 18-20 squares.

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