Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie Bars
Imagine stepping into your kitchen and being greeted by the warm, comforting aroma of cinnamon and baked apples. That’s exactly what you can expect when you indulge in these delightful Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie Bars. This recipe combines the rich, buttery goodness of a classic apple pie with the convenience of a bar, making it a perfect treat for any occasion.
These bars are a true labor of love, bringing together fresh, crisp apples, ground cinnamon, and a buttery crust that melts in your mouth. The filling is perfectly sweetened with a hint of spice, creating a harmonious balance of flavors. With every bite, you’ll experience the nostalgia of grandma’s apple pie, coupled with the simplicity of a portable bar.
- 3 cups of peeled, cored, and thinly sliced apples
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, cold and cubed
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking pan.
- In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, 1/4 cup of sugar, and cinnamon. Toss until the apples are evenly coated and set aside.
- In another bowl, whisk together the flour, remaining sugar, and salt. Cut in the cold butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Press half of the mixture into the prepared baking pan to form the crust.
- Spread the apple mixture over the crust.
- Crumble the remaining flour mixture over the apples.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
- Allow it to cool completely before cutting into bars.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 bars
These Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie Bars are the epitome of comfort in every bite. Whether you’re serving them at a family gathering or savoring them with a cup of tea, these bars will undoubtedly become a favorite. Enjoy the perfect blend of sweetness and spice in every mouthwatering piece.
Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 70mg | Total Carbohydrates: 32g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 18g | Protein: 2g
In conclusion, these Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie Bars are more than just a dessert; they’re a heartfelt gesture, a slice of nostalgia, and a moment of bliss in every bite. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and let the sweet scent of cinnamon and apples fill your home as you embark on a baking adventure that promises pure satisfaction. Share these bars with your loved ones and let the joy of homemade goodness bring everyone together.