Apple Crunch Bars

Recipe by lauralie41
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Reserve 2 cups flour mixture, and set aside.
  • Add baking soda and next 3 ingredients to remaining flour mixture; beat well.
  • Add vanilla and next 2 ingredients; beat well.
  • Stir in apple.
  • Press reserved 2 cups flour mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle walnuts over flour mixture.
  • Spread apple mixture over prepared crust.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until browned.
  • Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • Yield: 24 servings (serving size: 1[2-1/4 x 2-1/8-inch] bar).
  • NOTES: Ann Lapinski, of Schenectady, New York, lightened her mother's crunchy dessert recipe and served it to her family.
  • They didn't notice any difference.
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