Wormy Apple Bars

Toss a tangle of cinnamon-sugar wrigglers (made from ready-made pie dough) atop prepared pie filling for a ghastly fun dessert.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
can (21 oz) apple pie filling
1/3
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F (400°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, beat flour, brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 Spoon and spread filling over crust. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon. Cut 1 cold rolled crust lengthwise in half (keep remaining crust refrigerated). Cut into 1/4-inch slices. Repeat with remaining crust. Separate pieces, and toss with sugar mixture. Sprinkle cut-up crust mixture evenly over filling.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F (400°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, beat flour, brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 Spoon and spread filling over crust. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon. Cut 1 cold rolled crust lengthwise in half (keep remaining crust refrigerated). Cut into 1/4-inch slices. Repeat with remaining crust. Separate pieces, and toss with sugar mixture. Sprinkle cut-up crust mixture evenly over filling.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The refrigerated pie crust is easier to cut when cold. Make sure your knife is sharp.

Orange-colored sugar can be used for the regular granulated sugar.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.