• 20 Ratings

You'll earn a gold ribbon from your friends and family when you share these sweet and salty caramel apple bars. Just like a classic caramel apple recipe, these dessert bars feature caramel sauce and apples--and add peanut butter, oat cereal, and peanuts to the mix.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
stand:
1 hr
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil up over edges of pan. Butter the foil. In a large saucepan combine 3/4 cup of the peanut butter, 1/2 cup of the ice cream topping, and the brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat just until mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat. Add cereal and apples; stir gently to coat. Transfer to prepared pan; press firmly into pan.

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  • In a small bowl stir together remaining 1/4 cup peanut butter and 1/4 cup ice cream topping. Spread evenly over bars and sprinkle with peanuts, pressing lightly. Let bars stand 1 hour to set. Use foil to lift from pan. Cut into bars. Makes 16 bars.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 174mg; potassium 73mg; carbohydrates 28g; fiber 2g; sugar 17g; protein 6g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 146IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 4mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 73mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 1mg.
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Reviews

20 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 7
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