close up overhead view of 6 apple pie bars with crumb topping on a crinkled piece of white parchment paper, a small gold fork with wooden handle next to them

Apple Pie Bars with Dairy Free Struesel Topping

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x
  • Category: bars
  • Method: baking


You only need a few simple ingredients to make these dairy free apple pie bars with streusel topping.



For the crust:

  • 12 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt

For the apple filling:

  • 6 apples, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

For the crumb topping:

  • 6 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 1 cup granola*
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  2. In a food processor, blend crust ingredients until a dough forms. Remove from bowl and press into an 9×13-inch baking dish.
  3. Combine filling ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine. Pour over crust.
  4. In a food processor, combine crumb topping ingredients. Blend until a small crumb forms. Crumble evenly over apple filling.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and allow bars to cool completely before removing from pan and slicing.


*Be sure to use dairy free granola.