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Easy Spiced Cake Mix Bars

Rated as 3.2 out of 5 Stars

"Easy to make, these bars are started with a cake mix then improved upon by adding chocolate chips, nuts and spices."
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40 m servings 215
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan.)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the cake mix, cinnamon and cloves. Add egg, oil and applesauce; mix well. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chips. Mix in currants if desired. spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned. Cool before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 215 calories; 11.2 27.9 2.4 11 193 Full nutrition

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Wow, what a total waste of expensive ingredients! I made this recipe today, following the directions exactly, and these 'cake mix bars' turned out very dry and tasteless. Also, the uncooked mi...

Taste was fine. What was the other poster considering expensive ingredients??? These are items that are always in my pantry and I don't consider them expensive at all.

I wouldn't change a thing.

The flavor was there but these were too dry. Cooking time shortened with more apple sauce may do the trick.

I I love the subtle taste of spice combined with the choclate. The mix will be sticky but it is supposed to be like a brownie batter. tried this recipe for church supper and it was a hit!