Apple Snack Squares

Kids love these snack bars after school, after dinner, or anytime.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”35 min” serves=”” details=”” ]

SECRET INGREDIENT: butterscotch chips

Butterscotch chips give them an old-time flavor that adults love, too!

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  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups peeled diced tart apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”45 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat the oven to 350°F.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, and oil. Mix well. Stir in the flour and cinnamon (batter will be thick).[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Stir in the apples and walnuts. Spread into a greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with the butterscotch chips.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Bake until golden and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool before cutting.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

If you don’t have walnuts, use pecans or almonds. If you don’t have butterscotch chips, try cinnamon chips or chocolate chips.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest