Chewy Cinnamon-Apple Bars

Pat Duran


Enjoy the flavor of apples and cinnamon in these chewy bars. With brown sugar and nuts too; these bars will have your family coming back for seconds.


★★★★★ 1 vote

48 bars
10 Min
25 Min


  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 large
    egg, separated
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 pkg
    cream of wheat apples 'n cinnamon instant hot cereal, uncooked
  • 1 pinch
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 c
    each white chips and semisweet chips

How to Make Chewy Cinnamon-Apple Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 325^. Lightly spray a 15x10-inch baking jelly roll pan.
    Blend cream of wheat, flour, cinnamon and baking powder in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat sugar and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy; add one whole egg and one extra egg yolk, beat well.
    Stir in flour mixture using low speed until well blended.
  3. Press dough evenly into prepared pan to 1/4 inch thickness.

    Beat the remaining egg white until foamy. Brush on dough. Sprinkle with nuts, pressing them lightly into dough.

    Bake 25-35 minutes or until lightly browned. While still hot, cut into bars. Remove from baking sheet. Cool completely on paper or wire racks.

    Melt chocolate separately in small bowls and drizzle chocolate in a decorative pattern over bars. Let set; store in airtight container

Printable Recipe Card

About Chewy Cinnamon-Apple Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

Show 7 Comments & Reviews

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes

Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking to do something special for dad this year? Why not take over the grilling duty and prepare an outstanding meal. From the main course to dessert, any of these 21 easy grilling recipes will make a dynamite dinner for dad.

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

Sweet, juicy and full of bright summer flavor, we love peach recipes! From cobblers to grilled peaches to pies, you can never have enough peaches during the summer. These peach recipes showcase our favorite seasonal fruit and will have everyone coming back for thirds!