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Carmel Apple Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Carmel Apple Bars, by , is from The Tuinstra Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elaine Bennett-Lamberts - Daughter of George and Jennie Tuinstra
Added: Sunday, July 1, 2007


1/2 c margarine
1/4 c shortening
1 c brown sugar
1 3/4 c flour
1 c old-fashioned oats
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda


4 1/2 c apples, peeled and coarsely chopped
3 tbsp flour
1 pkg (14 oz) caramels
3 tbsp oleo

Cream margarine, shortening, and sugar. Mix flour, oats, salt, baking soda. Add to creamed
mixture. Reserve 2 cups. Put remaining mixture
in ungreased 9 X 13 pan, and pat down. Mix apples and flour. Put over crust. Melt caramels
and oleo. Drizzle over apples. Top with reserved
oat mixture. Bake at 400 for 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool and cut into bars.




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