Salted Caramel Apple S’more Bars

salted caramel apple s’more bars Dessert
Salted Caramel Apple S’more Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 9

The flavors of caramel apples and chocolate s'mores are paired in these dessert bars made with fresh apples, marshmallows, sea salt, Golden Grahams cereal and chocolate chips. MORE+ LESS-

Cheri Liefeld
Updated September 14, 2012
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour


Base and Topping

1 1/2
cups Golden Grahams™ cereal
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
teaspoons baking powder
teaspoon coarse sea salt
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups sugar
teaspoon vanilla


tablespoons butter
apples, peeled, sliced
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon coarse sea salt

S’more Toppings

cup miniature marshmallows
cup Golden Grahams™ cereal
cup chocolate chips


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch square pan with shortening, or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In blender, crush 1 1/2 cups cereal; place in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir into crushed cereal. Set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs. While beating on low speed, gradually add cereal-flour mixture, beating until dough forms.
  • 4
    Reserve 1 cup of dough for topping. Press remaining dough in bottom of pan to form Base. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart nonstick saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add apples; sprinkle with brown sugar. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until apples are softened.
  • 6
    Remove Base from oven. Spoon cooked apples in caramel over Base. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt over apples. Top with S’more Toppings. Crumble reserved cup of dough evenly over top.
  • 7
    Bake 10 minutes longer or until top is browned. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows for 9 bars, or 4 rows by 3 rows for 12 bars. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • If you’re short on time, use about 2/3 of a roll of refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough as the base and top with the cooked apples, the remaining cookie dough and the s’more toppings.
  • Line pan with cooking parchment paper, extending the paper over two sides of the pan, and you can easily lift the bars out.

Nutrition Information

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