Apple Butter Bars

Apple Butter Bars

Apple butter bars are a simple dessert recipe that moms have been making for years. They can be made in minutes and they go great with a hot cup of coffee or tea. The apple butter gives them just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy your sweet tooth at any time of day, without being too heavy. Get out your mixing bowl and let’s get started!
Moms have been using this easy recipe for generations–get it here now!
Recipe Summary test Servings: 18 Yield: 3 dozen


1 cup confectioners’ sugar

¼ cup white sugar

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

½ cup butter

½ teaspoon apple pie spice

1 egg

2 tablespoons milk

¾ cup apple butter

½ cup packed brown sugar

1 cup raisins

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.

Beat butter or margarine until creamy. Add half of the flour, the brown sugar, white sugar, egg, apple butter, baking soda and the apple pie spice. Beat together until well blended. Beat in remaining flour and stir in raisins. Spread in prepared baking pan.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or till toothpick in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Drizzle with icing. Cut into bars.

To Make Icing: Mix 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and 1 – 2 tablespoons milk. Mix to drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 193 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 34.9g; fat 5.6g; cholesterol 24mg; sodium 80.5mg.

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