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February 14, 2016 | Recipes

Apple Bars (Printable)

 

Ingredients

¾ cup unsalted butter
1 cup granulated sugar or Splenda 1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
 2 cups all-purpose white flour 2 medium apples
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup powdered sugar
 

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Peel and chop
  • Cream together ½ cup butter and white sugar or
  • Add sour cream, vanilla, baking soda, salt and flour. Stir to mix; add
  • Pour batter into a greased 9″X13″ baking
  • In a small bowl, crumble 2 tablespoons softened butter, brown sugar and cinnamon together. Sprinkle over top of
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • To make icing, combine 2 tablespoons melted butter, milk (or milk substitute) and powdered sugar. Drizzle over top and cut dessert into 18 bars (3″x 2″).

 
Nutrients per Serving: Calories: 246, Protein: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 26 mg, Sodium: 140 mg, Potassium: 72 mg, Phosphorus: 27 mg,
Calcium: 22 mg, Fiber: 0.6 g
 
Helpful Hints: To decrease the sugar content, you can use less sugar, substitute Splenda for the sugar or omit the icing.
 
Renal and diabetic food choices: ½ low potassium fruit, 1 starch, 2 fat, 1 high calorie
 
Adapted from Davita.com

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