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Apple Crumble Bars


  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minute
  • Yield: 9 bars 1x

Description

These Apple Crumble Bars are the perfect warm, sticky and sweet treat for fall. Made with simple and clean ingredients it is perfect for Paleo . Gluten free and Dairy Free living.


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Ingredients

Filling

  • 3 1/2 cups chopped apples, peeled ((or 3 medium apples))
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp arrowroot flour
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

Crust

Crumble

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • pinch salt
  • pinch cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Prepare a 9×9 baking pan with cooking spray or parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Heat a sauce pan over medium heat. Peel and chop apples.
  3. In the sauce pan add all the ingredients except for the arrowroot flour to the pan and stir with a spoon. Allow mixture to heat for 3 minutes, then add the arrowroot flour, stir until combined and cook until the mixture becomes thick.
  4. In a food processor, add all of the ingredients for the crust and process until mixture becomes a dough consistency.
  5. Transfer the dough to the baking pan and spread out until it covers the bottom of the pan completely. Pour the apple filling over the top of the dough and spread out until there is an even layer.
  6. In the food processor, add the crumble ingredients and pulse until it becomes a crumble texture. Spread evenly over the apple filling and transfer to the oven.
  7. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until the top is browned and middle is set.
  8. Serve with dairy free vanilla ice cream and enjoy. (see notes for my keto and dairy free recipe)

Notes

*If you are looking to make this lower sugar, feel free to swap out for low carb and low sugar sweeteners of choice.

*Click here for my Dairy Free and Keto Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert
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