Caramel Apple Squares

Enjoy this delicious fruit dessert that's baked using apples, nuts and oats, and topped with caramel.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup old-fashioned oats
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
cup finely chopped pecans
3
cups chopped unpeeled apples (2 medium)
3/4
cup caramel topping
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
Vanilla or cinnamon ice cream, if desired
Additional caramel topping, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Beat in 1 cup flour, the oats, cinnamon, baking soda and pecans until well blended and crumbly. Press half of the crumbly mixture in bottom of pan to form crust. Reserve remaining crumbly mixture for topping.
  • 2 Spread apples over crust in pan. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 3/4 cup caramel topping and 1/4 cup flour to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Drizzle over apples. Sprinkle with reserved crumbly mixture.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool 30 minutes before serving. Top with ice cream and additional caramel topping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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