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Autumn Apple Spice Bars Recipe

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These Autumn Apple Spice Bars are going to be your favorite fall bars recipe to make! Giving that slight hint of apple pie flavor, their sweetness paired up with the added spices will take the flavor over the top. Check out my other easy dessert recipes, too.

Baking them until they’re perfectly golden brown and smelling that glorious smell is certain to make this simple spice bars with raisins recipe one of your favorite fall desserts.

Check out how to get started on this simple recipe below!

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There’s just something special that happens when you combine brown sugar and melted butter. Pair that up with the flour mixture and bake and you’ve got a true treat on your hands! This dessert just screams fall weather!

Autumn Apple Spice Bars

Adding together the ingredients for this simple recipe is a breeze. While your mixing, make certain to preheat your oven to 350 degrees. You’re going to want a nice, preheated oven to cook this simple dessert.

After cooking for about 25 minutes in the oven, remove and let them cool completely. The smell is going to be tempting you to nibble, but don’t!

My boys love this simple fall recipe and they actually request it every single year. I don’t mind whipping it up at all because I love it just as much as they do!

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Can you use other spices for this simple recipe?

Adding in a dash or two of pumpkin spice can also be an option if you don’t have nutmeg and cinnamon. It’s a simple way to use what you have and still get that delicious fall flavor.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Autumn Apple Spice Bars Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for.

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Make it a Meal:

Use this simple meal planning example below as an easy way to jumpstart your meal planning process. As you can see, it doesn’t take a ton of time to map out the meals that you’re going to have for the week. I’ve been doing this for years and it’s a game-changer!

Main Dish: Veggie Burgers

Vegetable Side: Simple Carrot Salad

Starch Side: Sweet Potato Fries

Refreshing Drink: Cucumber Basil Limeade

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Best Dessert Bar Recipes:

Once you make this Applesauce Spice Bars Recipe, you’re going to want more delicious fall desserts. Trust me, I’m right there with you! I’ve gathered up some of the best dessert bar recipes that make them simple to grab and eat as you’re leaving your house or walking out the door.

Magic Cookie Bars are a simple and tasty treat that are perfectly sweet!

Double Peanut Breakfast Bars mean that everyone will be looking forward to eating this for breakfast.

You’re going to love the taste of these Pumpkin Nutella Bars!

Love the taste of cherry? Check out this recipe for Cherry Crumb Bars!

These Valentine Cookie Bars are great for holiday fun.

Blueberry Granola Breakfast Bars are a great way to start the day.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars are a game changer in the world of desserts!

Apple Spice Bars

How do you store this simple raisin spice dessert once baked?

To keep it as fresh as possible, store it in an airtight container. This will keep these bars soft and tasty for many days.

More Apple Recipes:

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Autumn Apple Spice Bars

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These Autumn Apple Spice Bars are delicious.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup raisins optional


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°.
  2. Mix all ingredients in one large bowl.
  3. In a greased 8"x8" baking pan, spread the batter.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a fork comes out clean.
  5. When cooled, cut into 2" x 1" bars, and serve warm.
  6. Optionally, you could drizzle these with caramel sauce or even frost them with cream cheese frosting.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 113Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 104mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 1g

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