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Carrot Bars
Carrot Bars

Category: Dessert | Serves: 40

(174 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 71
Protein: 1 g
Carbs: 10 g
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 73 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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Pureed carrots add a sweet, healthy and moist touch to dessert bars. You can make this recipe with a similar amount of cooked pumpkin, sweet potato or banana.
Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup applesauce
2 jars baby food carrots
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

Icing (optional):
1/4 cup soft margarine
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 oz light cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 In a large bowl, mix sugar, oil, applesauce, baby food carrots, eggs, flour, 1 tsp of vanilla, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nuts (optional) together.
3 Bake in 13" x 9" greased and floured pan for 25-30 minutes.
4 While bars bake, mix icing (optional): margarine, powdered sugar, cream cheese, and 1 tsp vanilla.
5 When bars are baked, cool, spread with icing or sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars. Serve.
6 *Icing not included in nutritional analysis. Serving Size: 1 bar.
7 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(174 ratings)
very good
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I didn`t put the frosting on. I just ate them as is. They were very good, but kinda high in calories and fat. I cut ...
Jan 17, 2011
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