These thin tasty apple bars are great for afternoon tea or an after-dinner treat.
4 lowfat or fat free apple cereal bars
1/2 cup graham crumbs
4 baking apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
1 lemon, zest and juice
Preheat oven to 375º. Combine apples, sugar, spice and lemon zest and juice into a microwaveable dish and microwave on high for 12 minutes. Stir well, apples should be soft.
Grind cereal bars and graham crumbs in a food processor or blender; press 3/4 cup crust into 8 inch by 8 inch nonstick baking pan that has been lightly sprayed with vegetable oil cooking spray.
Spread apple filling over the top and sprinkle the remainder of crust over the top of the apples.
Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown on top. Cool to room temperature and cut into 12 bars.
Serve warm or chilled.