Caramel Apple Pie Bars – A shortbread crust topped with cinnamon spiced apples, struesel and the drizzled with caramel. A perfect fall dessert.
Fall is the perfect time of year for baking. The weather is starting to cool down, and there are apples galore! We make Apple Cider Donuts every year, they are definitely a sign of fall around here.
When I was growing up my grandma always had Apple Bars around in the fall. There is just something about the spices and everything that is so comforting. These Apple Pie Bars are now one of my favorites, especially when you drizzle caramel on top!
Caramel and apples just go together. These Mini Caramel Apples are a fun thing to do with the kids in the fall. But when you are craving that flakey pie crust and warm baked apples, these apple pie bars are a must.
These are apple pie bars have a streusel topping and they are amazing! Plenty of caramel is drizzled over the top so that is tastes just like a caramel apple pie, just in an easier to eat, easier to share bars form. Another favorite from a kid is apple crisp, always so good. I love to make this Instant Pot Apple Crisp now.
Apple desserts might be one of my favorite things about fall. And these caramel apple pie bars are pretty easy to make. It starts with a short bread crust (the same one I used in my lemon bars). Then just a layer of apples, topped with a struesel. Because, who doesn’t love a good struesel!
Once it is out of the oven and ready to serve, I drizzled over a good helping of caramel. Caramel and apples go so well together, so this part seemed like a no brainer. These apple pie bars are great served cold or reheat and serve warm. Either way, they are perfect for fall.
Best Apples for Baking
I like to usually use a mix of apples when I am baking something. That way you get more flavor and texture involved. Some of my favorites are:
- Pink Lady
- Granny Smith
I think most of these apples can be found all over the country. I usually pick 2 kinds of apples and use half and half in my recipes. Use whatever your favorite is and the caramel apple pie bars will turn out amazing!
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I like using 2 kinds of apples - gala and granny smith work great together. Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.
Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 314Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 41mgSodium 126mgCarbohydrates 41gFiber 2gSugar 22gProtein 3g
I like using 2 kinds of apples - gala and granny smith work great together.
Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.