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Secret Recipe Club: Yumilicious Oatmeal Apple Pie Bars

It is time again for the Secret Recipe Club, just like last month, I was given another blog to choose a recipe for preparing and featuring on my site. See which blog I drew and which recipe I recreated.
8 Servings Meet The Cook Tricia's Whole30 Journey Print
Secret Recipe Club: Yumilicious Oatmeal Apple Pie Bars

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

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Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Line a baking pan with parchment, allotting for one pan per 8 servings.
  2. Melt butter #1 in a large saucepan.
  3. Add apples, brown sugar #1, ginger, cinnamon and salt #1.
  4. Cook, stirring often and apples begin to tenderize and caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add water if the filling seems too thick, a tbsp at a time.
  6. Set aside to cool, while you begin working on the crust.
  7. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt #2, brown sugar #2 and oats.
  8. Add the melted butter #2 and incorporate well.
  9. Separate about 3/4 of the crust mixture and press into the bottom of the pan.
  10. Spoon the filling over the crust, trying to ensure a more or less single layer.
  11. Sprinkle on the remaining crust mixture.
  12. Bake at 350 for 30 – 35 minutes, until the topping is light golden brown.
  13. Cool on a wire rack completely, and cut into squares.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Line a baking pan with parchment, allotting for one pan per 8 servings.
  2. Melt butter #1 in a large saucepan.
  3. Add apples, brown sugar #1, ginger, cinnamon and salt #1.
  4. Cook, stirring often and apples begin to tenderize and caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add water if the filling seems too thick, a tbsp at a time.
  6. Set aside to cool, while you begin working on the crust.
  7. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt #2, brown sugar #2 and oats.
  8. Add the melted butter #2 and incorporate well.
  9. Separate about 3/4 of the crust mixture and press into the bottom of indicated number of baking pans.
  10. Spoon the filling over the crust, trying to ensure a more or less single layer.
  11. Sprinkle on the remaining crust mixture.
  12. Bake at 350 for 30 – 35 minutes, until the topping is light golden brown.
  13. Cool on a wire rack completely, and cut into squares.
  14. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in a gallon freezer bag. Label and freeze.

Freeze For Later Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Serve room temperature or warm through if desired.

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