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Sour Cream Apple Squares

This recipe was the grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 1975

Relish these nutty apple squares made distinctive with sour cream and a hint of cinnamon. A delicious dessert that you can serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

This recipe was the grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 1975. 

Recipe courtesy of Pillsbury.

Every other winning recipe from the Pillsbury Bake-Off.

Ready in
1 h and 30 m
20 m
(prepare time)
12
Servings
420
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups all purpose or unbleached flour
  • 2 Cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 Cup chopped nuts
  • 1 - 2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 container sour cream (8 ounces)
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Cups finely chopped, peeled apples

Directions

Heat oven 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and margarine; beat at low speed until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Press 2 3/4 cups crumb mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.

To remaining mixture, add cinnamon, baking soda, salt, sour cream, vanilla and egg; mix well. stir in apples. Spoon evenly over crumb mixture in pan. 

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool. If desired, serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Store in refrigerator. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings12
Calories Per Serving420
Total Fat16g25%
Sugar39gN/A
Saturated3g16%
Cholesterol13mg4%
Protein6g12%
Carbs66g22%
Vitamin A6µg1%
Vitamin C0.8mg1.3%
Vitamin E0.6mg2.9%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Calcium45mg4%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)14µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)68µg17%
Folic acid32µgN/A
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium35mg9%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus83mg12%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium163mg5%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg8.7%
Sodium278mg12%
Sugars, added36gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg12.8%
Trans1gN/A
Zinc0.7mg4.4%