Apple Pie Bars arranged on a plate.

Apple Pie Bars

Easy apple dessert made with a brown sugar crust and topping and cinnamon sugar-coated apple slices. You will love how delicious these bars are!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple pie bars
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 bars
Calories 258 kcal
Author Anna


for the crust and topping:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1.5 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

for the filling:

  • 2 apples washed, peeled, cored and sliced thinly ( I used gala)
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
US Customary - Metric


  1. Line an 8" square baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. In a medium bowl, toss together apple slices with brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, stir together brown sugar, flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Add melted butter and stir until mixture resemble crumbs.
  5. Reserve 3/4 of a cup of the mixture for the topping. Set aside.
  6. Press the remaining crumb mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan.
  7. Arrange apple slices in rows over the crust. Pour the juices from the bowl over the apples.
  8. Sprinkle the apple slices with the reserved crumb topping.
  9. Bake the bars for 23 to 25 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.
  10. Let cool completely in the pan.
  11. Slice and serve.
  12. Refrigerate the leftovers for up to 2 days.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Pie Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 133mg6%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.