Applesauce Bars

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Moist and spicy bar cookies with frosting. An easy and quick after school snack. Also goes great at carry-ins and bake sales. You can also just sprinkle with confectioners sugar instead of frosting.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, softened

  • cup brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup applesauce

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 3 tablespoons margarine, melted

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

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

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, brown sugar and egg until smooth. Stir in applesauce. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice; stir into the applesauce mixture until well blended. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are golden. Cool in the pan over a wire rack.

  4. In a small bowl, mix together the confectioners' sugar and margarine. Stir in vanilla and milk until smooth. Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

130 Calories
4g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 130
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 33mg 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.

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