Apple Tree Lane Bed and Breakfast

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Welcome to Apple Tree Lane, a Waupaca,Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast. Located in an historic Victorian farmhouse, complete with gingerbread trim, the Inn sits on 7.5 acres in a park-like setting along 400 feet of beautiful Crystal River frontage.

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Baking Apple Treats at the Apple Tree Lane Bed & Breakfast





We are happy to share this wonderful recipe of Caramel Apple Bars! Autumn is a special time at the Apple Tree Lane Bed & Breakfast in beautiful Waupaca, WI. We harvest our own apples and love making special treats for our guests.




Caramel Apple Bars



1 cup brown sugar


1/2 cup softened butter


1/4 cup solid shortening


1 3/4 cup flour


1 1/2 cups oatmeal


1/2 t baking soda


1 t salt



4 cups apples of choice - peeled, cored and coarsely chopped


3 T flour


1 t pure vanilla extract


1 14-oz bag caramels, melted



Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix sugar, butter and shortening until blended. Stir in 1 3/4 cups flour, oatmeal, soda and salt. Reserve 2 cups mixture; set aside. Press remaining mixture into an ungreased 13.9-inch baking pan.



Mix apples, 3 T flour and vanilla; spoon over crumbly mixture. Pour melted caramels over apples. Sprinkle with reserved mixture; press down lightly. Bake 25-30 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is lightly browned. Cool slightly, then cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers. Enjoy!



Welcome Autumn!