Apple Coffee Streusel Bars
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Serves: 9
 
These apple squares will be your favorite new thing to bake this season!
Ingredients
For the streusel:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups Bear Naked Cacao & Cashew Butter Granola
  • ½ cup Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • ½ stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 tablespoons brewed Fair Trade Certified coffee
For the filling:
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 apples, cored and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Wholesome Organic Honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a square 8 by 8 baking pan.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the granola a few times to break it up. Add the rest of the ingredients until a crumbly dough forms.
  3. Press half of the dough onto the bottom of the pan and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Once baked and slightly cooked, slather the bottom with apple sauce and the arrange the apples on top that have been tossed in honey and cornstarch.
  5. Sprinkle the other half of the streusel over the apples and bake for 30-45 minute until golden brown.
  6. Let sit for an hour before cutting.
Recipe by Cooking with Books at https://www.cookingwithbooks.net/2018/09/apple-coffee-streusel-bars.html