These sweet, cinnamon-flavored apple bars are the perfect accompaniment for your afternoon cup of coffee or tea. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. Coat foil with cooking spray; set pan aside.

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  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar, the 1 1/4 cups white whole-wheat flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, the baking soda and salt. In another medium bowl whisk together oil, eggs and vanilla; stir in apples. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir until combined (batter will be very stiff and dough like). Spread batter mixture evenly in the prepared pan; if necessary, use your slightly moistened hands to pat batter into an even layer. The batter will be shallow in the pan.

  • For the topping, in a medium bowl stir together the 2 tablespoons white whole-wheat flour, the brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle crumb mixture over the batter in the baking pan.

  • Bake about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Using the edges of the foil, lift the uncut bars out of the pan. Cut into bars.

Tips

Tip: We do not recommend using sugar substitutes for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; 3.1 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 29 mg cholesterol; 105 mg sodium. 44 mg potassium; 22.3 g carbohydrates; 1.4 g fiber; 14 g sugar; 2.4 g protein; 92 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 10 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium;