How To Make Apple Cinnamon Raisin Bars
The classic flavor combinations in these raisin bars definitely never fail. The perfectly chewy treats are sweet, tart, with just the right spice & crunch.
- 2cupsall-purpose flour,or white whole-wheat flour
- 2tspbaking powder
- 1½tspground cinnamon
- 2cupspacked light-brown sugar
- ½cupbutter,(1 stick), softened
- 1tspvanilla extract
- ½cupGolden Delicious apple,(1 apple), diced into ¼-inch cubes
- ¾cupchopped pecans,or walnuts, optional
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Liberally coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
In a medium-size bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmg and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, blend together sugar, eggs, butter and vanilla for 3 minutes or until smooth.
Reduce speed to low and gradually add flour mixture; mix for 2 minutes or until just incorporated. Stir in diced apples, raisins and (optional) nuts, and spread into prepared pan.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely before cutting into bars and serving.
- Calories: 744.87kcal
- Fat: 27.06g
- Saturated Fat: 11.11g
- Trans Fat: 0.63g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 10.11g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.97g
- Carbohydrates: 122.35g
- Fiber: 3.69g
- Sugar: 83.61g
- Protein: 8.22g
- Cholesterol: 93.99mg
- Sodium: 360.93mg
- Calcium: 218.62mg
- Potassium: 371.41mg
- Iron: 3.64mg
- Vitamin A: 153.11µg
- Vitamin C: 0.59mg
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