Healthy Caramel Apple Pie Bars
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Caramel Apple Crumble Pie Squares

Caramel apple crumble pie squares are like little, bite sized flavor BOMBS! They are salty and perfectly sweet, decadent and gooey... But the best part is: They are made with 100% healthy, real food ingredients!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel apple squares, gluten free, healthy desserts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 324kcal
Author Randa Derkson

Ingredients

CRUST:

FILLING:

  • 3 cups thin apple slices
  • 1 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

TOPPING:

  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

CARAMEL

  • 1/4 cup grass-fed butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 4 tablespoons almond milk

Instructions

CRUST:

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together 2 cups almond flour, 1/2 cup melted coconut oil, 1/3 cup maple syrup, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Spread the mixture evenly into your lined baking pan. Bake for 35 minutes or until the crust turns golden brown. Let sit for 5 minutes after removing from the oven.

FILLING:

  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, gently stir together 3 cups thin apple slices, 1 tablespoon coconut flour, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • Spread the apple slices evenly over the crust.

TOPPING:

  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together 1/2 cup almond flour, 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/4 cup pecans, 1/4 cup cold coconut oil, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/3 cup coconut sugar, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt.
  • Sprinkle the crumble topping evenly over the apple slices.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.

CARAMEL:

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, gently melt 1/4 cup grass-fed butter then slowly incorporate 1/2 cup coconut sugar and 4 tablespoons almond milk.
  • Bring to a gentle boil, then reduce heat and stir occasionally for 6-8 minutes or until the mixture sticks to the bottom of your spoon. Let sit for 10 minutes.

LAST STEPS:

  • Top with some pecans and pour the caramel sauce evenly over the dessert. Let sit 15-20 minutes before cutting into 16 squares.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.6g | Protein: 4.9g | Fat: 23.7g | Saturated Fat: 11.1g | Cholesterol: 7.6mg | Sodium: 78.3mg | Fiber: 3.3g | Sugar: 8.3g