Caramel Apple Cheesecake Crumble Bars

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Ok, first thing’s first…well, last thing’s first, actually. The last instruction about letting these cool for 4+ hours or overnight is critical. I thought…these do not need to cool that long…and they smell so good…clearly she meant 2 hours. And so, I cut them up and dug into one. I was less than impressed. It was tasty, but not phenomenal. I delivered some to a couple of neighbors and then headed to the gym. Once I got back a few hours later, I ate another one and instantly understood why they needed to sit for 4+ hours. It turned out to be critical to the flavor development! Have the patience that I couldn’t muster. It’s worth it. I found this recipe on Averie Cooks– expect more from this site, everything looks phenomenal! Continue reading