Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:49

Honey Apple Walnut Bars

Makes 12-16 bars

 

1 1/2   cups AP flour

1 1/2   cups quick-cooking oats   

1  cup tightly packed light brown sugar  

1 teaspoon baking soda   

1/2  teaspoon salt   

1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2  cup honey   

3 tablespoons corn starch   

3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, small chopped 

1/2   cup coarsely chopped walnut pieces   

 

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13 by 9 baking dish with aluminum foil and spray foil with cooking spray. 

 

In large bowl, stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and butter with until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup of the mixture and set it aside.  Take remaining crumble mixture and press firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan.  Bake for approximately 10 minutes until it begins to get a golden brown color. 

 

In a separate bowl, combine honey and corn starch.  Mix with apple and walnuts and spread fruit mixture over crust.  Sprinkle reserved crust mixture evenly over the top.

 

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.

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