Apple Streusel Oat Squares

by Nicole on November 1, 2010

Morning! I hope you had a restful weekend and a very Happy Halloween! I honestly didn’t see too many kids in costumes, but the ones I did see were CUTE.

Yesterday my mom and stepdad came over for breakfast around 10. I wanted to make a fresh batch of muffins or something, so I started searching around the blogosphere. I went over to see what Angela has made lately and as soon as I scrolled a bit, bingo. I had everything that was on the list so I got busy in the kitchen where Buttery Apple Streusel Oat Squares were born.

Baked and ready for me to eat

Apples, peeled and diced

Cooking away with sugar/butter mixture

Bottom layer of oat mixture.

Middle Layer, next is more oats

Last, more oat mixture on top

It was a hit with everyone, but especially me. Angela cut these up into bars, I ate it warm out of the oven…then room temperature out of a bowl, then cold with a fork. I couldn’t stay away from this. There is about 1/3 left right now, (I think…well not I think, I know, I ate 1/3 myself) and I did cut that into 2 giant squares. I may go dive back in right now. 13 miles=hungry.

Just a little more...

I used Angela’s exact recipe, with the following changes:

  • I used butter instead of earth balance.
  • I used 1 flax egg instead of a chia seed egg.
  • I used whole wheat pastry flour instead of kamut flour.

We did 13 miles yesterday, which is the longest run of our training and my life. Danny and I both felt good the entire run, but as soon as we stopped I was very creaky. Last night I felt the sorest I have so far, so hopefully lots of water, greens, pizza, apple strudel, ice and rest will do my body good. I also have a date with yoga at 4.

I’m off to have a slow moving day, do you hear that students??

Enjoy your day!

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Jessica @ How Sweet November 1, 2010 at 7:34 am

I’ve wanted to make those squares since seeing them too. So good. And congrats on 13 miles! That is HUGE!

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Kat November 1, 2010 at 9:19 am

I so want to make these! I saw them on her blog as well and thought they looked mouth watering! I bet everyone loved them :)

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Erica Sara November 1, 2010 at 10:16 am

This looks so good! I can almost smell it baking in my apartment :)
Congrats on your 13 miles!!! You are so ready for Philly- excited to see you there!

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Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic November 1, 2010 at 10:38 am

This sounds awesome. I would love to eat this cold, with a glass of milk (or ice cream hehe) ;)

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dan culver November 1, 2010 at 11:23 am

Loved the apple streusel hot, but couldn’t even compare with the gigantic chicken roll you made me to help my recovery!

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justcooknyc November 1, 2010 at 11:58 am

it’s weird because i bake a lot, but i totally don’t bake enough with fruit. i’d love to have some of these in my kitchen right now.

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Estela @ Weekly Bite November 1, 2010 at 12:01 pm

These look delicious! Any way you can mail me some ;)

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hbobier November 1, 2010 at 4:10 pm

The apple streusel sounds so good–I don’t blame you for eating so much of it. And way to go on the 13-miler!! Hopefully the yoga helps with the soreness.

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Simply Life November 6, 2010 at 6:21 pm

Oh these look delicious!

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Yesim November 9, 2010 at 7:31 am

Congrats on your 13 miles’!! this looks so delicious..

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Amanda @ BakingWithoutABox November 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm

Yay for personal half marathon! Those squares look so good.

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