Apple Cinnamon Bars

Sweet apples and cinnamon baking chips make a delicious combo in this tempting bar.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Bars

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup apple butter
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup finely chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
1
cup cinnamon-flavored baking chips (from 10-oz bag)

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add apple butter, eggs and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  • 3 On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda and salt until well blended. Stir in apple and cinnamon chips. Spread batter in pan.
  • 4 Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan and top is evenly browned. Cool in pan on cooling rack at least 1 hour.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Use a multipurpose apple, such as Braeburn or Gala, or a cooking apple, such as McIntosh, for this recipe.

Look for the cinnamon chips near the chocolate chips in the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.