Caramel Apple Pie Bars
Caramel Apple Pie Bars are a delectable dessert that brings together the comforting flavors of classic apple pie with the sweet indulgence of caramel. Perfect for fall gatherings or a delightful treat anytime, these bars are sure to become a family favorite.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 cups apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup caramel sauce
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cold cubed butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract. Use a pastry cutter or your fingers to mix until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Press half of the mixture into the prepared baking dish to form the crust.
- In a separate bowl, toss the sliced apples with caramel sauce and chopped pecans. Spread this mixture evenly over the crust.
- Crumble the remaining crust mixture over the apple layer.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
- Allow the bars to cool completely before cutting into squares.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 16 bars
Caramel Apple Pie Bars are the ultimate fall dessert. With layers of buttery crust, sweet caramel apples, and crunchy pecans, these bars are a crowd-pleaser.
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These Caramel Apple Pie Bars are not just a dessert; they’re a taste of nostalgia and the warmth of the season. The combination of buttery crust, tender apples, and gooey caramel will transport you to autumn bliss with every bite. Serve them at your next gathering, and watch them disappear as everyone falls in love with this delightful treat.