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Happy Apple Bars - 30 recipes

Apple bars are a sweet way to get your apple a day! Apples can be baked into these bar cookies, added as a fruity topping or both! Our recipes feature apples from chopped to sauced, Granny Smiths to Rome Beauties. Bake and serve in the same pan for a party-ready dessert.

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By á-2825

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (20 Votes)
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Servings 24
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 195

  • 2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 (12-ounce) boxes frozen harvest apples
  • 2 cups pecans, chopped and toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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These Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars start with a yummy crust, a thick cheesecake layer, and topped off with diced c...

  • CRUST:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2-sticks) butter, softened
  • CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • APPLES:
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • CARAMEL SAUCE:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Vanilla extract, to taste
4.4/5 (59 Votes)

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Apple pie doesn't just have to be for Thanksgiving and special occasions

  • VANILLA GLAZE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons salted butter, cold and diced into cubes
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk, chilled
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/4 pounds granny smith apples (about 6 medium apples)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Raw Turbinado sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons half and half (milk could be substituted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.6/5 (41 Votes)

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Apple brownies are easy to make and can be served as a breakfast treat or as a dessert

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 medium apples, Granny Smith, peeled, cored and diced, approximately 1 cup diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on top before baking
4.6/5 (60 Votes)

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Pie filling and oatmeal cookie mix make this recipe super easy resulting in a delicious apple, pie like, cheesecake...

  • 1 (1-pound, 1.5-ounce) pouch Betty Crocker oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 2 (8-ounces each) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour or cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling (or fruit filling of choice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
4.4/5 (42 Votes)

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This recipe combines two of the best desserts, snickerdoodle cookies and apple pie, and makes it into one scrumptio...

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) can Pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 (20-ounce) can apple pie filling
  • Cinnamon sugar (1/4 cup of granulated sugar & 4 teaspoons of ground cinnamon)
4.5/5 (172 Votes)

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OMG these are the best caramel apple cream cheese bars

  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 cups golden graham cereal, ground in food processor
  • 1 roll Pillsbury sugar cookie dough, or 2 pkgs Betty Crocker sugar cookie dough mix prepared and divided into 2 equal parts
  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling
  • 2 (1.5-ounce) package Nature Valley Oats N’ Honey Crunchy Granola Bars , crushed (I use a rolling pin to crush them right in the bag before opening)
  • 9 1/2 ounces Kraft caramels
  • 1/2 cup half and half
4.5/5 (54 Votes)

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Layers of sticky, sweet, gooey deliciousness! And it all starts with a cake mix

  • 1 box Spice cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (1-stick) butter, softened (I used salted)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup coarsely broken pecans
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
4.6/5 (26 Votes)

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These homemade apple bars are packed with nuts and flavor for a delicious snack!

  • 1/3 cup cashew butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups puffed barley cereal
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup dried apple, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry-roasted pistachios, chopped
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon black chia seeds
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar

  • CRUST:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup (2-sticks) butter, softened
  • CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • APPLES:
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup (1-stick) butter, softened
  • DRIZZLE:
  • 1/2 cup caramel topping for drizzling after baked
4.5/5 (27 Votes)

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This is the only one of the many wonderful recipes that my mother handed down to me

  • FILLING:
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 to 10 tablespoons cold water
  • 7 cups peeled apples, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground Tone's® Ground Cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
4.5/5 (27 Votes)

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'Outrageously delicious. I bake goodies for a group of people 2 or 3 times a week

  • CRUST:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 (21-ounce) can Apple Pie Filling
  • 3/4 cup favorite prepared caramel sauce
  • Coarse crystals sea salt
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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Lil bars of apple streusel deliciousness is what you'll find here, mmm-mm-good! Server with ice cream for a truly a

  • PASTRY:
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups butter, soft
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • FILLING:
  • 6 large Granny Smith apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
4.5/5 (18 Votes)

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The recipe title says it all 'Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars with Browned Butter Frosting' nuff said! Enjoy! I kn...

  • SUGAR COOKIES:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.4/5 (25 Votes)

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It all starts with a lovely cookie-like layer on the bottom, then it continues with a creamy and delicious cream ch...

  • DOUGH:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • APPLE FILLING:
  • 2 larger apples (Golden Delicious)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon granulated white sugar
  • CRUMB TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup sundae caramel topping
4.3/5 (30 Votes)

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