Appletini Bars

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Appletini Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24
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All the goodness of an apple martini baked into a cookie bar—including vodka and slices of fresh green apple. Serve at your next cocktail party.
By Angie McGowan
Updated Apr 16, 2012



  • 1 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces


  • 1 large green apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cups bottled sour apple drink mix
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup vodka
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In food processor, place flour, powdered sugar, salt and butter. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until dough is crumbly. Press in baking dish.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, toss apple slices with granulated sugar until coated. Arrange apple slices in single layer, not overlapping, on crust. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until edges of crust are lightly browned. Cool on cooling rack.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, pour 1 cup of the sour apple drink mix into large heatproof bowl; sprinkle gelatin over drink mix. Let stand 1 minute. Heat remaining 1 cup sour apple drink mix to boiling. Pour over gelatin mixture and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add vodka; stir until well blended.
  • 4
    Pour mixture over apple layer. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 8 rows by 3 rows.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Any type of crisp apple (green or red) can be used in this dessert. For a sweeter flavor, use a Honeycrisp apple.
  • tip 2
    For an even boozier bar, add up to 1/2 cup more vodka.


Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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