Gravenhurst, Ontario


Gravenhurst, known as "The Gateway to Muskoka" offers a vibrant community rich in arts, culture and heritage. Offering visitors a wide range of accommodations, restaurants and attractions, it is home to the best events, recreational facilities and outdoor activities in Muskoka. Gravenhurst is only a 90 minute drive from Toronto, or fly and land at the newly renovated and expanded Muskoka Airport. The warm hospitality, unique heritage and natural beauty of Gravenhurst will capture your heart!

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Spiced Apple 'n Oat Squares

1.25 c
1 c
1 c
1/2 tsp
3/4 c

6 c
3/4 c
3/4 c
1.5 tsp
1/2 tsp
all-purpose flour
quick cooking rolled oats
packed brown sugar
baking soda
butter, softened
Apple Filling
diced, peeled Ontario Apples
packed brown sugar
Ontario Apple Cider or water
ground cinnamon
ground nutmeg
pinch ground cloves

recipes cookingIn large bowl, mix together flour, oats, sugar and baking soda. Cut in butter with pastry blender until crumbly. Firmly press 3 cups into 9-inch square cake pan. Reserve remaining crumbs for top. Apple Filling: In large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine apples, sugar, cider, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until softened and thickened. Let cool slightly. (Filling may be made ahead and refrigerated.) Spread filling over base. Distribute reserved crumbs over top. Bake in 350°F oven for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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