FROSTED APPLE CINNAMON BARS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (10-ounce) package cinnamon-flavored baking chips*
  • 1 medium (1 cup) apple, chopped
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Ground cinnamon, if desired

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in medium bowl; stir in oats.
  • Combine butter, brown sugar and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture. Beat until well mixed. Stir in cinnamon chips and apple.
  • Spread batter into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake for 33 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • Combine all frosting ingredients in small 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.

Notes

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