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Apple crisp bars

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 24 serving
Calories: 212kcal
Author: Amira
Meet our new favorite apple dessert, apple crisp bars! These bars are tasty and unbelievably easy, perfect for last minute company.
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For the base

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour.
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt.

For the filling:

  • 4 large apples peeled and sliced.
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour.
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.

For the topping:

  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour.
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats.
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar.
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder.
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • A dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cut into pieces.


  • Pre heat oven to 300F.

Make the base:

  • In your food processor add base ingredients and pulse until small lumps form.
  • Spread mixture into a 13x9 pan and press tightly with the back of a spoon or a spatula.
  • Bake the base for 15 minutes.
  • Take out of oven and raise temperature to 350F.

Make the filling:

  • In a bowl, combine filling ingredients and mix well until apple slices are well coated.

Make the topping:

  • In a deep bowl, combine topping ingredients and mix with a fork until it resembles small crumbs.
  • Spread half the topping mixture over the base then add the apples and level.
  • Sprinkle the rest of the topping on top of the apple layer to cover.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • Let it cool down, cut and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Apple crisp bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Cholesterol 25.9mg9%
Sodium 70.2mg3%
Potassium 92mg3%
Carbohydrates 33.8g11%
Fiber 1.5g6%
Sugar 15.4g17%
Vitamin A 360IU7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.8g | Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 25.9mg | Sodium: 70.2mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 15.4g | Vitamin A: 360IU

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