GF EVOO Apple Crumble Bars

  • Preparation: 25min
  • Cooking Time: 30min
  • Serves: 16



– 160g Rolled Oats
– 120g Almond Meal
– 1/2 teaspoon Salt

– 45ml Leccino EVOO
– 50ml Maple Syrup
– 30g chopped Pecan


– 1 – 2 teaspoon Leccino EVOO
– 350g diced Gala Apple (approx. 3 large apple, mixed the diced apples with the juice of 1/2 a lemon)
– 2 teaspoon Cinnamon
– 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
– 1/4 ground Ginger
– 1 tablespoon Cornflour
– 50ml Maple Syrup


Preheat oven to 150°C fan forced. Line a 23cm square baking pan with parchment paper.

Step 1. In a food processor, blend the Oats until finely ground. Add in Almond Meal. Pulse to mix. Pour in the EVOO and Maple Syrup. Pulse until well blended. Add 1 – 2 tablespoons of Water if the mixture doesn’t hold together when pressed between two fingers.
Step 2. Set aside 1/2 cup of the mixture for topping and press the remaining dough into the prepared pan. Set aside.
Step 3. Add the chopped Pecan to the topping mixture. Set aside.

Step 1. Mix the Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger and Corn Flour in a bowl.
Step 2. Heat 1 teaspoon of EVOO in large frying pan. Sauté the apple for 2-3 minutes. Pour in the Maple Syrup and add in the spice mixture. Stir until completely mixed and the apple filling thickens.

Step 1. Spread the apple filling on top of the crust. Sprinkle the topping mixture over the apple.
Step 2. Bake the crumble for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 3. Cool completely before cutting. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.