Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Many moons ago my one and only sibling,Debbie, compiled for me a cookbook of her favorite tried and true recipes. This recipe for apple squares was in it. Haven't made them in a while but I do remember how delicious they tasted. Must make it a point to bake these one day soon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix rolled oats, flour, shortening, soda and brown sugar together and put half of mixture in bottom of baking pan.
  2. Mix together sliced apples, butter, cinnamon and white sugar.
  3. Spread over first layer of rolled oats.
  4. Cover with remaining rolled oat mixture.
  5. Bake in 350 degree oven 35- 40 minutes til done.


Most Helpful

This is very similar to the apple squares my mother used to make; they are far and away my favourite comfort food. I think that she originally got the recipe from a newspaper or magazine, if I recall correctly from heplping peel and slice apples as a child. Some changes that Ive made - add a couple of pears, and slice the fruit with a mandolin so it lays flat and makes it easier to pat the top down.

LMJ26 October 23, 2005

Very nice flavor! Very much like an apple crisp. Since there was no pan size listed, I made an executive decision and went with a 13x9 pan which I sprayed lightly with Pam. I used about 5 cups of sliced McIntosh apples (and could have used another cup or so) but other than that, I made as posted. Thank you for posting!

Lvs2Cook September 20, 2005

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