Dutch Apple Bars

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Lezlie

Tastes like Dutch Apple Pie on a shortbread crust. This is a professionally tested recipe, but be advised that there is much variation between individual ovens, and therefore baking times, temps are a guideline. Please watch your product carefully to guard against over baking as happened below.

Top Review by brianwa95

I have made this recipe several times but mine calls for using a 11x7x2 in pan. I found the crust bakes a little better than the 9x9, however it still takes closer to 35-40 min.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mixe one cup flour and 1/3 cup sugar in mixing bowl.
  3. Cut in butter, using pastry blener or crisscrossing 2 knives, until crumbly.
  4. Press in ungreased square baking pan, 9 x9 inches.
  5. Bake 25 minutes.
  6. Mix 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tbsp flour and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  7. Stir in apples to coat.
  8. Spoon over baked layer.
  9. Sprinkle with crumb topping.
  10. Bake 35- 40 minutes or until topping is light brown and apples are tender.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. For bars cut into 4 x 4 rows.

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