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Caramel Apple-Nut Bars

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  2 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 20 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Caramel topping, apple and pecans combined together makes delicious nutty bars – ready to be served for a crowd.

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
2
cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup caramel topping
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
medium apple, peeled, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat 2 cups flour, the oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and butter with electric mixer on low speed, or mix with spoon, until crumbly. Press about 3 cups of the mixture in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel topping and 3 tablespoons flour. Sprinkle apple and pecans over partially baked crust. Drizzle with caramel mixture. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat 2 cups flour, the oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and butter with electric mixer on low speed, or mix with spoon, until crumbly. Press about 3 cups of the mixture in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel topping and 3 tablespoons flour. Sprinkle apple and pecans over partially baked crust. Drizzle with caramel mixture. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
12%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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