Applesauce Spice Bars
48
bars
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Bars

1 cup sugar

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups applesauce

1 teaspoon ground allspice

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup raisins

Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar

1/3 cup sour cream

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 tablespoon vanilla

1/2 cup chopped pecans

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, 1/3 cup butter and egg in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add all remaining ingredients except raisins. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in raisins.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all frosting ingredients except pecans in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth.

  5. STEP 5

    Frost cooled bars; sprinkle with pecans. Cut into bars.

Nutrition

90Calories
3Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
30Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  June 07, 2012

My mom made these when I was a child, and now my children love them just as much as I did!

— says Dianne
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  April 14, 2009

Love these moist, flavorful bars. This recipe will definitely be added to my faves!

— says Valerie
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