Fresh Apple Squares

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 tablespoons canola oil
1/4 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 tart medium apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and
thinly sliced
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnutsDIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with
cooking spray.
Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, lemon zest, baking powder,
salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl. Work in oil and
apple juice concentrate with your fingers until coarse crumbs
Firmly press 2 cups of the oat mixture into prepared pan.
Arrange apples over crust in three rows. Mix walnuts into
remaining oat mixture. Sprinkle walnut mixture evenly over
apples and pat firmly into an even layer.
Bake until top is golden brown and apples are tender when
pierced with a sharp knife, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool completely
on a wire rack before cutting into squares.


Per serving:
159 calories
4 g fat
0 g sat
29 g carbohydrates
2 g protein
1 g fiberSmartPoints value : 5

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