Apple Cheese Bars

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Tee Lee

Apples, cheddar cheese and a cream cheese topping.... these bars sound delicious. I haven't made them yet, but I can't wait to try them. (Prep time is a guess). Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens.

Top Review by Debber

Took these along to DD's 4-H "Dog Obedience" graduation class & potluck tonight. Heard tons of compliments and had two requests for the recipe! Followed the recipe as is, except for I mixed the crust with my mixer instead of by-hand. Also used two Braeburn & two Red Delicious apples....would use more tart-tasting apples next time. KEEPER!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For the crust, in a medium bowl, combine 2 cups flour, butter, 1/2 cup sugar, egg yolks and baking powder.
  3. Beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until combined (mixture will be crumbly).
  4. Press half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
  6. For filling, in a large bowl combine shredded apples, cheddar cheese, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 cup flour and the cinnamon.
  7. Spread the filling evenly over the crust.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture and set aside.
  9. In a medium bowl beat the egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form.
  10. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and softened cream cheese.
  11. Spoon the cream cheese mixture over the top layer of crumb mixture.
  12. Bake 30-35 minutes more or until golden brown.
  13. Cool in pan, cut into bars and serve.

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