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Apple Butter Bars

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars

"Moist bars drizzled with icing."
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Ingredients

servings 193
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan. Watch Now
  2. Beat butter or margarine until creamy. Add half of the flour, the brown sugar, white sugar, egg, apple butter, baking soda and the apple pie spice. Beat together until well blended. Beat in remaining flour and stir in raisins. Spread in prepared baking pan. Watch Now
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or till toothpick in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Drizzle with icing. Cut into bars. Watch Now
  4. To Make Icing: Mix 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and 1 - 2 tablespoons milk. Mix to drizzling consistency. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 193 calories; 5.6 34.9 1.8 24 81 Full nutrition

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These are great! I used a chopped granny smith apple instead of raisins and made the glaze with apple juice instead of the milk and vanilla. Very moist and apple-y. I also used muffin pans and r...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe was a great way to use up some apple butter I found in my pantry. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. My family thought they were ok, but we're more chocolate people. I took...

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These are great! I used a chopped granny smith apple instead of raisins and made the glaze with apple juice instead of the milk and vanilla. Very moist and apple-y. I also used muffin pans and r...

These are easy and taste great. This is a very versatile recipe. Try making them usingpumpkin butter and pumpkin pie spice OR peach butter and cinnamon. I love fruit butters, so I'll definitely...

These are good. I like my bars moist, dense and chewy. To accomplish that in these bars, I substituted 2 Tbsp. of Egg Beaters for the egg and used only 1/4 tsp. of baking soda. That way the batt...

I made this for a class party, and it was a big hit! Very moist and naturally sweet; not so much the overbearingly artificial sweetness that so many desserts have nowadays. Instead of raisins, I...

I had never had apple butter before, but really wanted to try baking with it. I didn't use the raisins in the bars because my kids don't like them. After drizzling these with frosting, I sprin...

Loved this! Tastes a lot like a spice cake. My fiance and I substituted an apple for the raisins and it was a nice touch. I don't have apple pie spice, so I added a combination of allspice, c...

Delicious. Soft, tender cake, nicely spiced, quick and easy to whip up. I was a little leery of just throwing all the ingredients in together and beating as directed, but there was no problem. N...

This recipe was a great way to use up some apple butter I found in my pantry. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. My family thought they were ok, but we're more chocolate people. I took...

Moist and Yummy! I made a few changes only because of what I had/didn't have in the cupboard. Did not have raisins and had an overabundance of apple butter, so I added a full cup of apple butte...