Apple Crumb Squares

Number of Servings: 8 (150g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Apple Crumb Squares

A cross between traditional apple crisp and more cake-like apple crumb bars, this dessert will meet your cravings for a luscious fall treat. A tart, firm apple like a Granny Smith provides the best combination of taste and texture, but the recipe can be made with whatever fruit you have on hand. Pears or berries would also work wonderfully in this simple, flexible recipe.


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • ¾ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ¼ cup apple-juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9″ square or 7″x11″ baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk oats, flours, brown sugar, lemon zest, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Work in the oil and apple-juice concentrate with a fork or your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Press 2 cups of the oat mixture firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Arrange apple slices.
  4. Mix the walnuts into the remaining oat mixture. Sprinkle over the apples and pat into an even layer.
  5. Bake until the top is golden and the apples are tender when pierced (30-35 minutes). Cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 150g

Amount per serving
Calories 355
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 20%
Total Sugars 31g
Includes 24g Added Sugars 47%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 17g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 76.6mg 6%
Iron 2.4mg 15%
Potassium 295mg 6%
Vitamin A 2mcg 0%
Vitamin C 3.7mg 4%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin K 5.6mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 10%
Niacin 3mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 8%
Folate 55.9mcg 14%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 6.2mcg 20%
Chloride 30.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 10%
Phosphorus 220.9mg 20%
Iodine 1.6mcg 2%
Magnesium 65.4mg 15%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 11.4mcg 20%
Copper 0.3mg 30%
Manganese 1.7mg 70%
Chromium 3.3mcg 10%
Molybdenum 15.5mcg 35%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Apples, Brown Sugar, Whole Grain Oats, Enriched All Purpose Flour (unbleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Whole Wheat Flour, Apple Juice Concentrate, Canola Oil, Walnuts, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Salt, Lemon Zest, Cinnamon, Ground Nutmeg.

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