Caramel Apple Squares

Caramel Apple Squares

Enjoy this delicious fruit dessert that's baked using apples, nuts and oats, and topped with caramel.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

servings

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
cup old-fashioned oats
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
cup finely chopped pecans
3
cups chopped unpeeled apples (2 medium)
3/4
cup caramel topping
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Vanilla or cinnamon ice cream, if desired
Additional caramel topping, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Beat in 1 cup flour, the oats, cinnamon, baking soda and pecans until well blended and crumbly. Press half of the crumbly mixture in bottom of pan to form crust. Reserve remaining crumbly mixture for topping.
  2. Spread apples over crust in pan. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 3/4 cup caramel topping and 1/4 cup flour to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Drizzle over apples. Sprinkle with reserved crumbly mixture.
  3. Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool 30 minutes before serving. Top with ice cream and additional caramel topping.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
You can choose to use light or dark brown sugar in this dessert. Dark brown sugar has a more intense flavor than its lighter, milder counterpart.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.