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Caramel Apple-Nut Bars

Caramel Apple-Nut Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36
Looking for a tasty dessert using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour? Then try these bars baked with apple, nuts and oats - a delicious treat.
Updated November 11, 2010
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup caramel topping
  • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat 2 cups flour, the oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and butter with electric mixer on low speed, or mix with spoon, until crumbly. Press about 3 cups of the mixture in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel topping and 3 tablespoons flour. Sprinkle apple and pecans over partially baked crust. Drizzle with caramel mixture. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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