Ann has a talent for dreaming up simple and flavorful recipes. Her tastes are wide-ranging and she enjoys fine dining as much as discovering and experiencing the best fast food. Over her years of working as a recipe developer and food editor, she has compiled an impressive library of recipes that she continually mines for ideas and inspiration.
Get to know the members of the Land O’Lakes Co-op with a seasonal look at family life on the dairy farm.
View our story
Rich and chunky, these apple bars are truly a homespun favorite.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
Combine flour, salt and baking soda in bowl; stir in oats.
Combine butter, brown sugar and sugar in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in cinnamon chips and apple.
Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 33-38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Combine all frosting ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
*Substitute 1 (10- to 12-ounce) package white baking chips and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Fantastic Fall recipe! This goodie is moist and has that wonderful spice apple flavor. The cream cheese frosting pairs perfectly! Loved this bar!
This is my husbands favorite!
I made these bars with half cinnamon chips and half white chocolate chips - still added a half teaspoon of cinnamon. I also just put a white fluffy canned frosting on instead of cream cheese frosting. Everyone loved them!
Very rich and delicious. You can skip the cream cheese frosting or 1/2 it because it doesn't need it.
I made these today I didn't have the Chips but the Cinnamon worked fine. Next time I think I will use smaller oats, my kids have a problem with some textures. But we liked it a lot.
These were easy to make and VERY tasty. I cut them small since they are sweet.
I've made this recipe every year after apple picking in September! Now that my friends and family know my tradition they can't wait till I get home from apple picking so I can bake them these bars to enjoy!!!! I get the request for these bars year round from anyone who's had them! GREAT RECIPE!!!!!!
Everyone loved these!
These bars are so good, you don't need the frosting. A very delicious different treat.
A dusting of powdered sugar makes another nice and easy topping for these bar cookies instead of the frosting. Also, crushed walnuts is a winderful addition to the ingredients.
Great recipe, everyone raved about the bar.
Email address will not be published
How Did This Recipe Work Out for You?
Please return to landolakes.com to rate and review this recipe.
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated by others.
This recipe was reprinted from landolakes.com. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/866
© 2015 Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Caramel and cake. The subtle sweetness of the pound cake combined with the browned butter and toasty sugar flavor in the caramel sauce icing creates a dessert well worth the time to make it.
Caramel and cake. The subtle sweetness of the pound cake combined with the browned butter and toasty sugar flavor in the caramel sauce icing creates a dessert well worth the time to make it. More ...
The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.
We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.
We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.
If you are already a member, please sign in.
Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.
If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.
Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.
Your question has been submitted.
Your email has been sent. Thanks for sharing this Land O Lakes recipe!