Tree Top


Apple Cinnamon Squares


122 g Tree Top Apple Sauce

46 g Tree Top LM 3/8” Apple Dice w/peel rehydrated in 39.60 g Tree Top Apple Juice Concentrate (reconstituted with 198 g water)

139 g plus 28 g butter

165 g brown sugar

100 g eggs

8.40 g vanilla

40 g whole-wheat flour

85 g all-purpose flour

9 g plus 4.5 g ground cinnamon

4.60 g baking powder

2.30 g baking soda

83 g raisins or dried cranberries

100 g sugar



Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour an 8-inch square baking dish. Rehydrate the apples with the apple juice for at least 5 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, combine melted 113 g of the butter with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Add the applesauce and vanilla.

Stir in the whole-wheat flour. Combine the all-purpose flour, 4.50 g of the cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda in a small bowl and add to the batter. Add the apples and the raisins/cranberries; stir to combine. Pour into the baking dish.

Mix the remaining 18 g cinnamon and the sugar. Sprinkle over the top of the batter.

Melt the remaining 28 g butter and drizzle over the sugar and cinnamon.

Bake for 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove and cool in the pan on a wire rack. When cool, slice into square.

Yield: 16 squares