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    Nutty Carrot Cake Bars


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    List of Ingredients




    Nonstick cooking spray

    3/4 cup all-purpose flour

    1/4 cup whole wheat flour

    1/2 cup sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar

    1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    1/8 teaspoon salt

    1 cup finely shredded carrot

    3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted

    1/3 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 3
    egg whites, lightly beaten

    1/4 cup cooking oil

    1/4 cup fat-free milk

    1 recipe Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting (see recipe below)

    Recipe




    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. Lightly coat foil with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

    2. In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt. Add carrot, 1/2 cup of the nuts, the eggs, oil, and milk. Stir just until combined. Spread mixture evenly in the prepared pan.

    3. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool bars in pan on a wire rack.

    4. Using the edges of the foil, lift the uncut bars out of the pan. Spread top evenly with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup nuts. Cut into 20 bars. Makes 20 bars.

    Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting: Thaw 1/2 cup frozen light whipped topping. In a medium bowl, beat half of an 8-ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened, with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in 1/4 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt until smooth. Fold whipped topping into cream cheese mixture.

 

 

 


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