Applesauce Spice Bars

virginia duncan


Went to an auction and found this old tin recipe box with hand written recipes and some clipped from various places. This one sounded pretty good.


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3 dozen bars
25 Min


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1 c
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 c
bisquick baking mix
1/4 c
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
1 or 2 Tbsp
hot water
1 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c
chopped nutes

How to Make Applesauce Spice Bars


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Grease oblong pan, 13x9x2
  • 2Beat applesauce, brownsugar, oil, and eggs in large bowl at medium speed. For about 1 minute.
  • 3Stir in baking mix, pumpkin pie spice, and nuts. Pour into prepared pan evenly.
  • 4Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick is clean when inserted. Cool
  • 5Prepare Browned Butter Glaze: Heat butter over low heat until golden brown; remove from heat. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until smoothe and of desired consistency.
  • 6Spread on cooled cake. Cut into bars, about 3x1 inch.

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About Applesauce Spice Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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