Bake-Off® Contest 26, 1975
Ely, Minnesota

Sour Cream Apple Squares

Relish these nutty apple squares made distinctive with sour cream and a hint of cinnamon. A delicious dessert that you can serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
2
cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
cup chopped nuts
1
to 2 teaspoons cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
(8-oz.) container sour cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups finely chopped, peeled apples

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and margarine; beat at low speed until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Press 2 3/4 cups crumb mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 To remaining mixture, add cinnamon, baking soda, salt, sour cream, vanilla and egg; mix well. Stir in apples. Spoon evenly over crumb mixture in pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool. If desired, serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and margarine; beat at low speed until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Press 2 3/4 cups crumb mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 To remaining mixture, add cinnamon, baking soda, salt, sour cream, vanilla and egg; mix well. Stir in apples. Spoon evenly over crumb mixture in pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool. If desired, serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.