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Caramel Apple Cookie Bars

Course Cookies, Dessert, Snack
Keyword apples, cookies, dessert, dessert bars
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Servings 10


  • 1 ½ to 2 rolls of sugar cookie dough
  • 2 8 oz. Blocks cream cheese, softened
  • cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 red apples chopped
  • 1 green apple chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup caramel sauce the ice cream topping kind in a jar


  • Preheat your oven to 350.
  • Grease a medium sized rimmed cookie sheet.
  • Slice your cookie dough and place it all over the cookie sheet.
  • Spread the cookie dough together filling in the gaps to cover the pan.
  • Bake 8-12 minutes until golden brown.
  • Let the cookie crust cool completely.
  • Meanwhile in a medium skillet over medium heat add the apples and butter.
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes until apples are slightly tender.
  • Add the caramel to the pan and stir to combine.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile in a medium bowl using a hand mixer whip together the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla.
  • Spread the cookie crust evenly with the cream cheese mixture.
  • Next add your cooled apples and caramel mixture and carefully spread across the top.
  • Chill for an hour.
  • Slice and serve!!