Gluten Free Caramel Apple Pie Bars
  • 2 cups gluten free flour all purpose white blend
  • ½ cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 6 Tbsp dairy free milk
  • ½ cup filling (found below)
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 4 tsp guar or xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 small zucchini
  • 1¾ cups pitted delet noor dates
  • ¼ cup hemp seed
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  1. Add ¼ cup dates into high powdered food processor and pulse to coarsely chop. Set aside for later use.
  2. In the same food processor, combine washed and coarsely chopped zucchini with remaining 1½ dates, hemp seeds, cinnamon, salt and blend until smooth. Occasionally scrap down sides.
  3. Reserve ½ cup to use for topping.
  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Add ½ cup of filling, oil and dairy free milk and mix until a crumbly dough forms. Reserve ½ cup of dough top layer.
  2. Press dough evenly into a greased 13x9 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until crust starts to brown on the edges.
  4. Remove from oven and layer with ½ cup applesauce, remaining filling, coarsely chopped dates and another ½ cup of applesauce. Evenly sprinkle bits of reserved dough for the top crust.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown and center dry to the touch.
  6. Refrigerate any leftovers or freeze.
If you don't need to be gluten free, feel free to use regular wheat flour and omit the gum.
Recipe by Petite Allergy Treats at