Apple Sauce Currant Spice Squares

Nancy Allen


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 servings
15 Min
35 Min


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  • 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
  • 3/4 c
    motts natural apple sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4
    egg whites, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Apple Sauce Currant Spice Squares


  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.

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About Apple Sauce Currant Spice Squares

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

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