Cooking at Home - Apple Cinnamon Bars

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Published Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Makes: 24 servings

Apples are sandwiched between two cinnamon crumb layers for a delicious treat.


  • 4 apples (medium)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup oats (uncooked)
  • 1 cup shortening


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degF.
  2. Put the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, brown sugar, and oats in the mixing bowl. Stir together.
  3. Add the shortening to the bowl. Use the 2 table knives to mix the ingredients and cut them into crumbs.
  4. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of the baking dish with a little bit of shortening.
  5. Spread half of the crumb mixture in the greased baking dish.
  6. Remove the core from the apples and slice them. Put the apple slices into the baking dish.
  7. Top the apples with the rest of the crumb mixture.
  8. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes.
  9. Cut into squares. It will fall apart easily.


You can use applesauce (16 ounces) or canned apples in place of fresh apples. You can use either peeled or unpeeled apples.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 bar, 1/24 of recipe



Total Calories


Total Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


0 mg


53 mg


14 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

7 g

Added Sugars included

4 g


1 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg






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