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Apple Oatmeal Bars

Rated as 3.53 out of 5 Stars

"My husband loves these. He calls them Apple Crisp. The recipe came from his Mother."
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Ingredients

servings 373 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Mix flour, salt and baking soda. Add brown sugar and oatmeal, mix well. Cut in 1 cup butter.
  2. Spread half of the crumb mixture in a buttered 9 x 13 pan.
  3. Put apples on top of bottom layer. Cover with remaining crumb mixture and dot with 4 tablespoons butter.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes. It is great served with ice cream!

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 373 calories; 19.9 g fat; 47.1 g carbohydrates; 3.4 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 441 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great recipe! I used about half the amount of brown sugar, and I substituted unsweetened applesauce for half of the butter. I also melted the butter and stirred it in rather than cutting it in. ...

Most helpful critical review

This was really crummy (pun intended). The "bars" did not stick together and the recipe was not even tasty enough to pass for a crisp. A huge waste of time/ingredients.

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Great recipe! I used about half the amount of brown sugar, and I substituted unsweetened applesauce for half of the butter. I also melted the butter and stirred it in rather than cutting it in. ...

I used about half of the butter and added cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. A big hit!

Delicious! I'm just an amature cook... and so I almost made the mistake of pressing down on the crumbs for the bottom... ! luckily a keen observer stopped me, and I left the bottom all crumbly. ...

GREAT RECIPE!! WHAT I DID WITH IT HOWEVER WAS INSTEAD OF PUTTING APPLES, I PUT STRAWBERRY JAM AND CUT DOWN THE SUGAR. THEN I PUT HALF WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR AND THEN THE OTHER HALF WHITE. IT IS EXC...

This was really crummy (pun intended). The "bars" did not stick together and the recipe was not even tasty enough to pass for a crisp. A huge waste of time/ingredients.

With a 1/4 reduction in the amount of butter, this still turned out moist and delicious! The dessert was more crumbly than like a bar. It can't be picked up and eaten with hands, but it's still ...

This recipe was incredible! It reminded me of the apple crisp they served in elementary school. This is a delicious Fall treat that is even more so with a scoop of ice cream on top. Thank you...

These bars are delicious. I used only 2/3 of a cup of butter and mixed it with my hands. It worked really well. I ate these bars for dessert and also with my coffee in the morning. Will definetl...

Not Impressed. Not quite bars, not quite "Apple Crisp" as your husband calls it, not quite an "apple crumble" due to the size + construction. The flavor was bland, and certainly there are bett...