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Caramel-Apple Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Claudia Bello
Added: Saturday, September 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust and Topping
1 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 3/4 c. All-Purpose Flour
1/4 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. quick-cooking oats
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda

Filling
4 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pared tart apples ( about 3 medium)
3 tbsp. All-Purpose Flour
1 pkg. (14 oz.) caramels

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare crust and topping: Mix brown sugar, margarine and shortening. Stir in 1 3/4 c. flour, the oats, salt and baking soda. Remove 2 c. of the mixture; reserve. Press remaining mixture in ungreased rectangular pan. 13x9x2 inches.

Prepare filling: Toss apples and 3 tbsp. flour; spread over mixture in pan. Heat caramels over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted; pour evenly over apples. Top with reserved oat mixture; press lightly.
Bake 400 until golden brown and apples are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Cut into about 2x 1 1/2-inch bars while warm. Refrigerate any remaining bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 36 bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 to 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Unbleached flour can be used in this recipe.

 

 

 

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