5 from 4 votes
A stack of oatmeal bars filled with applesauce makes a tasty snack.
Oatmeal Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Delicious layers of oats with an applesauce filling. 

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oatmeal applesauce recipe, oatmeal bars, oatmeal bars recipes, oatmeal desserts
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 324 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 cup butter cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. In a food processor bowl, add butter, brown sugar and flour. Pulse until mixture forms small, pea sized crumbs. 

  2. Add cinnamon and oats. Pulse just until incorporated. 

  3. Place half the oat mixture in a lightly greased 9x13" baking dish. Press mixture down with your hands. 

  1. In a small mixing bowl combine applesauce and cinnamon.

  2. Pour filling on top of oat mixture. Spread evenly over oat mixture.

  3. Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over applesauce. 

  4. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 40 minutes.

  5. Allow to fully cool before slicing. 

Recipe Notes

Old fashioned oats, not quick 1 minute oats,  work best in this recipe. 

Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.