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Applesauce Bars (BEST EVER!!) Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Bars (BEST EVER!!), by , is from A Memoir Of Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Suzanne Kelly
Added: Monday, August 17, 2009


2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon powdered cloves

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar

1 egg
1 cup smooth applesauce

1 cup dark raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Sift together first 5 ingredients. Cream together butter, brown sugar and sugar. Stir in egg and applesauce. Add the flour mixture, then add in raisins and chopped nuts. Spread in pan lined with foil or parchment paper. Bake at 350 until browned [30 to 40 minutes] . While warm - spread with confectioners sugar moistened with hot milk - this has to be of a runny consistency.

Cool and cut into bars.




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