Apple Snack Squares Recipe

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Apple Snack Squares Recipe
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Apple Snack Squares Recipe

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4.5 17 23
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Meet the Cook: As soon as I was old enough to stand on a chair, I started cooking. This recipe came from my sister-in-law. It's a favorite at our large family gatherings. Our five children are grown. My husband and I have six grandchildren. -Julia Quintrell, Sumerco, West Virginia
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 2-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs and oil. Stir in flour and cinnamon (batter will be thick). Stir in apples and nuts. Spread into greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with chips.
Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.
Originally published as Apple Snack Squares in Country Woman September/October 1997, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 253 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 2-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips
  1. In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs and oil. Stir in flour and cinnamon (batter will be thick). Stir in apples and nuts. Spread into greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with chips.
  2. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.
Originally published as Apple Snack Squares in Country Woman September/October 1997, p29

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cherylyoung User ID: 5912806 245176
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2016

"Very, very good. It's a moist and dense desert. Loved it and will be sure to make for my next potluck and take copies of the recipe."

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Cool user User ID: 5279166 46541
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"Very nice..."

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Lalit123 User ID: 7490249 22996
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"Very nutritious... easy to prepare . I will prepare it again"

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Bhagya User ID: 6726718 48436
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"Really great and easy recipe.. Just loved it :)"

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 47535
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2013

"Made these this weekend with some apples I was given. Very tasty, easy to make and not overly sweet. Would make a good dessert to make if you pack lunches."

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 48435
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2013

"Very delicious , quick and easy dessert or snack to make!"

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JGa2595176 User ID: 496732 24296
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

"One of my go to recipes for potlucks. It's a great easy recipe, that's different than the normal brownies or cookies people bring. A keeper!"

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nancy_cooks User ID: 6800572 48746
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2013

"Simple yet tasty! A small serving goes a long way with this dense, sweet treat."

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stevyb User ID: 5926230 43375
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"I absolutely love these bars. I have been making these for our harvest crew during harvest time for a couple years now and all the guys just love them. Great alternative to the usual cookie."

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pearlos User ID: 6873545 21655
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2012

"This turned out fantastic. Will definitely make again!"

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