Sunday, September 22, 2013

Caramel Apple Bar Recipe

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 4½ cups coarsely chopped peeled tart apples (3 medium)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 bag (14 ounces) caramels

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Mix brown sugar, butter and shortening in large bowl. Stir in 1¾ cups flour, the oats, salt and baking soda. Reserve 2 cups oat mixture; press remaining oat mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  2. Toss apples and 3 tablespoons flour; spread over mixture in pan. Heat caramels over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted; pour evenly over apples. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture; press lightly.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender. For 36 bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows while warm. Store covered in refrigerator.

Note: Makes 36 bars

Original Recipe: bettycrocker Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...


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