Cream Cheese Apple Oatmeal Bars

READY IN: 1hr 7mins
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 18 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350*.
  • Combine oats, flour, brown sugar, and 1/4 cup of granulated sugar and mix well. Add Crisco and cut in until it's crumbly. Set aside 1 cup of this mixture and press remainder into a sprayed 9x13 pan.
  • Bake for 12 minutes, cool slightly.
  • In a mixer bowl, combine cream cheese, eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar, and vanilla. Mix til smooth and spread evenly over oat crust.
  • Combine apple, raisins (if desired) and almond extract. Stir.
  • Add spices and 2 T. of sugar and sprinkle over cheese mixture.
  • Return to oven and bake an additional 25 minutes or til golden. Cool completely and cut into bars.
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