Caramel Apple Bars

December 2, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)

1/4 cup shortening

1 3/4 cups flour plus 3 T. flour

1-1/2 cups oatmeal

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. baking soda

4 1/2 cups coarsely chopped peeled tart apples (about 3 medium)

14 oz. bag vanilla caramels



Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix brown sugar, butter and shortening. Stir in flour, oatmeal, salt and baking soda. Remove 2 cups of the mixture, set aside and reserve. Press
remaining mixture in 13×9″ baking pan. Mix apples and 3 Tbsp. flour, spread over crust mixture. Heat caramels over low heat, stirring occasionally until melted. Pour evenly over apples. Top with reserved 2 cups of mixture. Press lightly. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown and apples are tender. Cut into 2×1 1/2″ bars while warm. Refrigerate any remaining bars.



Additional Information
Makes about 3 dozen bars.


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