Josephine's Apple and Cheese Bars Recipe

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Josephine's Apple and Cheese Bars
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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a 9 square metal cake pan with aluminum foil, leaving 1 overhang for handles. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl whisk together oats, flour, brown sugar, and salt.
  4. Stir in melted butter and oil, until mixture clumps and is crumbly.
  5. Add another tablespoon of oil or water, if necessary, to ensure no dry spots.
  6. Add cheese, tossing to mix.
  7. Save 1 1/2 cups of mixture for later, and press the rest evenly into prepared pan.
  8. Bake in the center of a 350 oven, until edges are golden, about 15 minutes. Let cool.
  9. Peel, core, and slice apples 1/2 thick.
  10. In a saucepan, bring apples, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon to boil, adding up to 1/4 cup water, if apples stick to pan.
  11. If apples becomes too runny, sprinkle 1 teaspoon cornstarch over apples, then mix in, and let thicken.
  12. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
  13. Spread apple mixture over base.
  14. Sprinkle with remaining oat mixture.
  15. Bake until golden, about 30 minutes.
  16. Let cool in pan on rack.
  17. Cut into 3 squares.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 561.53 Kcal (2351 kJ)
Calories from fat 226.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.14g 39%
Cholesterol 40.3mg 13%
Sodium 630.19mg 26%
Potassium 279.73mg 6%
Total Carbs 79.3g 26%
Sugars 38.43g 154%
Dietary Fiber 5.9g 24%
Protein 8.53g 17%
Vitamin C 6mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Calcium 180.7mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 279.4 Kcal (1170 kJ)
Calories from fat 112.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.51g 39%
Cholesterol 20.05mg 13%
Sodium 313.57mg 26%
Potassium 139.19mg 6%
Total Carbs 39.46g 26%
Sugars 19.12g 154%
Dietary Fiber 2.94g 24%
Protein 4.24g 17%
Vitamin C 3mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 14%
Calcium 89.9mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.5
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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