Apple Crumb Squares

Number of Servings: 8 (151g)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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 151g

Amount per serving
Calories 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 195mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 31g
Includes 24g Added Sugars 47%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 17g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 78.95mg 6%
Iron 2.46mg 15%
Potassium 310mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.94mcg 0%
Vitamin C 3.65mg 4%
Vitamin E 1.71mg 10%
Vitamin K 5.54mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.31mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.13mg 10%
Niacin 3.16mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 8%
Folate 52.36mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 5.54mcg 20%
Chloride 29.64mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.47mg 10%
Phosphorus 222.99mg 20%
Iodine 1.23mcg 0%
Magnesium 68.43mg 15%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 11.22mcg 20%
Copper 0.28mg 30%
Manganese 1.67mg 70%
Chromium 3.33mcg 10%
Molybdenum 14.43mcg 30%

* 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.

Ingredients

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, Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts (peanuts, Almonds, Cashews, Hazelnuts (filberts), Pecans, Peanut Oil, Sea Salt), Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Salt, Lemon Zest, Cinnamon, Ground Nutmeg.

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