Apple Sauce Currant Spice Squares

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These are very good bars, They are loaded with flavor.


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Serves:

12 servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
dried currants
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
boiling water
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
motts natural apple sauce
1 1/2 c
sugar
4
egg whites, slightly beaten
1 1/2 tsp
freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 13x9 baking pan with cooking spray.
2
In a medium bowl, combine currants with baking soda and boiling water. Let stand 30 minutes. In a medium size bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, and salt.
3
In a large bowl, beat together apple sauce, sugar, egg whites, lemon juice, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add flour mixture alternately with currant mixture, beginning and ending with flour.
4
Mix by hand until flour mixture is combined with currant mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until center tests done. After it cools, cut into squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy