Saturday, September 10, 2016

Apple Squares

I doubled this recipe and made it in a 9 x 13 pan. I did not alter the cooking time. These were very good and tasted like fall.

Apple Squares

1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup apples, diced
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
2 Tablespoons white sugar
2 Tablespoons cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a 9x9 square dish with cooking spray.

In a bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar and 1/2 cup white sugar.  Add egg, vanilla, cinnamon, salt & baking powder, mix well.  Add flour and mix again. Batter will be thick, don't worry!
Add apples and walnuts if desired and mix well. Batter should begin to thin to more brownie like consistency.

Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan.

In a small dish, mix 2 Tablespoons sugar and 2 Tablespoons of cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of apple mixture.

Bake for 45 minutes or until brownie consistency then remove from oven.
Allow to cool. Once cooled, cut into bars and devour immediately by itself or with a large scoop of ice cream!

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