Loaded Caramel Apple Bars


Caramel apple bars loaded with apples, cinnamon, and actual caramels.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins
1 9x13-inch pan


  • 1 pastry for a 9-inch double-crust pie, divided

  • 10 apples - peeled, cored, and sliced

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 10 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped

  • 3 tablespoons butter, sliced


  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, or more as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cover the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish with pastry for 1 1/2 pie shells, cutting the pastry to fit and filling gaps as necessary.

  3. Stir apples, sugar, flour, and cinnamon together in a large bowl to coat the apple slices. Layer apple mixture over pie crust. Arrange caramels and butter slices on top of apple mixture.

  4. Cut remaining pie pastry into 1- to 2-inch pieces; arrange atop the caramels and butter.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until just beginning to brown, about 1 hour.

  6. Cool in baking dish on a wire rack for 30 minutes, cut into bars.

  7. Beat milk and confectioner's sugar together in a small bowl; drizzle over bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

375 Calories
14g Fat
63g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 375
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 199mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 43g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 167mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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