Applesauce Bars

Applesauce Bars

Applesauce Bars

When you have to make a dessert that is easily shareable, these bars are your go-to  dessert. With a simple glaze that covers the top, these homemade applesauce bars are the perfect treat! The best way to enjoy these bars are when they come out of the oven and have slightly cooled. The warm sensation with Fall flavors and cinnamon glaze is a finger-licking good recipe.

Applesauce Bars



1 cup organic cane sugar

1 cup applesauce

1/2 cup avocado oil

2 cups all-purpose organic flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp Himalayan fine pink salt

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1 cup raisins

1/2 cup  walnuts nuts


1/2 cup powdered sugar

1-2 Tbsp. hot water, use as needed

1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp. Himalayan salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, combine the sugar, apple sauce, and oil. Mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in a separate bowl and add it to the wet mixture. Stir until combined. Fold in the raisins and nuts.
  3. Grease and flour a 13×9-inch baking pan and add the cookie bar mixture.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before topping with glaze.
  5. Enjoy


Chef’s tip: You can swap the raisins for another type of dried fruit of your choosing.

Apple Sauce

Photo Cred: Jermaine Bullard

Ever wonder how it would be to take a bunch of apples and make your own apple sauce with out all that added sugar and preservatives? Well it’s a good thing you found yourself to this recipe because you are in for a real treat. Not only will your taste buds be exploding from the flavor but your house will be filled with an apple cinnamon flavor. It may just have your neighbors knocking on your door so be careful, it is that good.

Photo Cred: Jermaine Bullard

Yields 16 oz


8 apples, peeled, decoded, and sliced

1 1/2 cup filtered water

1/2 cup Florida Crystals Organic Cane Sugar

1 tsp. Vitacost organic ground cinnamon



  1. In a large stock pot, add chopped apples (peeled and de-cored), sugar, water, and cinnamon. Bring pot to high heat and boil for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a blender or using a hand held masher, smash apples.
  3. Pour into a mason jar and allow to cool before lidding and placing in the refrigerator.


Chef’s tip: Substitute 1/4 cup applesauce in place of (1) egg for any baking recipe.