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Homemade Apple Oatmeal Bars Recipe

This homemade apple oatmeal bars recipe is easy to make, great for lunches, snacks and desserts and makes a great healthy alternative to cookies and cakes!

This homemade apple oatmeal bars recipe is easy to make, great for lunches, snacks and desserts and makes a great healthy alternative to cookies and cakes!

Ingredients

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1 cup quick cooking oatmeal
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 1/2 cups apples*, chopped or 3/4 cup apple butter (omit cinnamon)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup add-ins (optional), any nuts, chocolate chips, dried fruit or coconut could be added.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine the first five ingredients.
  3. Pat half of the mixture into an 8×8 inch baking pan.
  4. Layer apples and sugar.
  5. Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture on top.
  6. Bake 35 minutes.

Notes

*Any other fruit may be used in place of apples or mixed with apples if you like. Raspberries or blueberries would be great!