Caramel Apple-Nut Bars

Caramel Apple-Nut Bars

These were popular at a Sunday lunch gathering so I am sharing the recipe for those of you who asked.  In my personal opinion they were a bit too far on the sweet side, but that didn’t seem to keep lots of other people from enjoying them!

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Caramel Apple-Nut Bars
Sweet autumn bar cookie with layers of oatmeal, apple, and caramel sauce.
Servings
bars
Ingredients
Servings
bars
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of 9x13 baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, beat 2 cups of flour, the oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, and butter with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press about 3 cups of mixture in prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. While bottom crust bakes, mix caramel topping and 3 Tbsp. flour together in a small bowl.
  4. When crust comes out of the oven, sprinkle with apple and pecan pieces. Drizzle with caramel mixture. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into bars.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker: The Big Book of Cookies

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