Applesauce Raisin Bars

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Delicious bar cookie, moist and easy to make.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
32
Yield:
32 bars

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup shortening

  • cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup applesauce

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • ½ cup raisins

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar until smooth. Blend in the applesauce and egg. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice, stir into the applesauce mixture. Fold in raisins. Spread the batter evenly in to the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. To make frosting: Heat butter in a small saucepan until melted and golden brown. Blend in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Gradually stir in the milk until icing is smooth and spreadable. Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

83 Calories
3g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.