Honey Cranberry Apple Crumb Bars
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
For the Base and Topping
  • 1½ C + ¼ C all-purpose flour
  • 1½ C regular oats
  • ¾ C brown sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ C butter, softened
For the Filling
  • 4 C sliced apples
  • 1 C fresh or frozen and thawed cranberries, chopped
  • ½ C honey
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp allspice
For the Drizzle
  • ¾ C confectioner's sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 3-4 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together 1½ cups flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1½ cups mixture and press the remaining mixture into the bottom and slightly up the side of prepared baking dish. Stir remaining ¼ cup flour into reserved mixture until well-combined. Set aside.
  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together apples, cranberries, honey, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Spread apple mixture over the top of crust. Sprinkle with remaining oat mixture.
  4. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until filling is bubbling and topping is golden brown. If filling isn't bubbling, cover top with aluminum foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool for 15 minutes.
  5. While bars are cooling, prepare drizzle. Stir together all ingredients for drizzle until smooth, adding additional milk as needed to reach desired consistency. Drizzle glaze over cooled bars.
  6. Cut into pieces and serve.
Recipe by A Kitchen Addiction at https://www.a-kitchen-addiction.com/honey-cranberry-apple-crumb-bars/