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Spicy Carrot Bars Recipe

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Added: Thursday, June 14, 2007


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

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.

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.

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