Prep Time
15 Mins
Bake Time
30 Mins
Cool Time
1 Hour
Yield
Makes 2 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Line bottom and sides of a 13- x 9-inch pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2 to 3 inches to extend over sides; lightly grease foil.

Step 2

Stir together cake mix, oats, and raisins in a large bowl. Stir in butter with a fork until mixture is crumbly and dry ingredients are moistened. Press half of oat mixture evenly onto bottom of prepared pan.

Step 3

Stir together applesauce, apple pie spice, and lemon rind. Gently spread over oat mixture in pan. Sprinkle evenly with remaining oat mixture.

Step 4

Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Let cool in pan on a wire rack 1 hour or until completely cool.

Step 5

Lift baked bars from pan, using foil sides as handles. Place on a cutting board, and cut into 24 bars.

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