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Spiced Apple Bars

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars

"From her home in Hilton, New York, Evelyn Winchester bakes chopped walnuts and hearty oats into these moist apple and cinnamon squares."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 30 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in apple and nuts. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars.

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These bars were acceptable to serve at a big informal party. However, they were a bit dry and lacked some presentability. I made a maple syrup icing out of syrup and confectioner sugar. I also u...

Delicious, except I cooked it for 25 minutes and it was still very mushy inside. Can probably handle 30-35 minutes. But it tasted really good.

The ingredients are good, the end result, not so much. "Batter" was like cookie dough and very difficult to combine and spread; I wasn't pleased w/ how it looked prior to baking, so I prepared a...

Based on other comments here, I made a few changes: I didn't peel the apples; I used a 9" x 9" baking dish; I baked for a few minutes extra; and I topped with a mixture made of confectioner's su...

These were nice. I used 1/4 wheat flour, and regular oats for fiber, and added extra apples--all fine improvements. But they need something for eye appeal, and confectioners sugar doesn't do it....