Apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars

Brandy O'Neill

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Apple cinnamon never tasted so good. Sweet apples mixed with sugar cookies, what's not to love?

Apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars

These cookies are three desserts in one — cookies, cake and pie. I served them for dessert but could totally see myself eating them for breakfast too. I love sweet in the morning.

Apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars

Apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars

Yields 8


For cookie bars

  • 1 (15 ounce) bag sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup diced apples
For apple topping
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups diced apples
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


For cookie bars

  1. Prepare sugar cookie mix according to box directions. Stir in apples.
  2. Press into an 8 x 8-inch square or 8-inch round baking dish.
  3. Bake according to directions.
  4. Once slightly cooled, pour apple mixture on top and serve warm.
For apple topping
  1. In a medium-sized saucepan set over medium heat, add unsalted butter.
  2. Once melted, add in apples, sugar, spice and salt.
  3. Cook until the apples start to soften and the mixture starts to thicken slightly.
  4. Pour over the cookies.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.