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Carrot and Raisin Bars

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"These bars taste just like carrot cake."
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1 h servings 132
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine carrots, raisins, water, sugar, orange juice, butter, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. Pour carrot mixture into a large bowl and cool to lukewarm, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Stir flour, egg, baking soda, and salt into carrot mixture until batter is well mixed; fold in walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 132 calories; 5.1 20.8 2.7 12 152 Full nutrition

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I wouldn't say that these taste like carrot cake, but I will say that they taste good. Nice blend of spices, the carrots & raisins bring some moisture to the somewhat dense bars, and the OJ bri...

This recipe takes a little time to prepare but it is worth it! It turned out so good. I changes a few things. Used some pineapple and substituted all the sugar with honey. Great recipe!