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Spicy Carrot Bars Recipe

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Added: Thursday, June 14, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup raisins

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 package (3 oz) cream cheese
1/ cup plus 2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of 13 x 9 baking pan.

Beat brown sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, eggs in bowl; stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Stir in carrots and raisins. Spread in pan.

Bake 28-33 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

Frosting:
Mix cream cheese, butter and vanilla in bowl. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth and spreadable.

Spread cream cheese frosting over bars.

Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
32

 

 

 

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