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Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

I know the holidays are closing in when the ingredients for Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars hit my grocery list!

This KILLER apple dessert may well take the place of apple pie for you, as these delicious bars are no more work than making an apple pie from scratch.


Unsalted butter Granulated sugar Brown sugar All-purpose flour Pecans Kosher salt Apples Lemon juice and a few additional pantry staples...

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 13-inch straight-sided baking pan.

Make the Buttery Shortbread Crust...

Cut a parchment sheet to fit the length of the bottom and sides of the pan with a 2-inch overhang at each end.

Next, cut another sheet of parchment to fit the width of the bottom and sides of the pan with a 2-inch overhang on each side.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add flour, ground pecans, and salt and mix until just combined.

In a large bowl, toss apples, lemon juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt together.

Make the Fresh Apple Filling...

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, pecans, brown sugar, oats, and salt. Want to BAKE THESE BARS?



Make the Streusel Topping...

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