Frosted Zucchini Bars

1
Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

Almost like having frosted zucchini bread but better!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 24 Bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
grated orange peel
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
grated zucchini
1 c
golden raisins
1/2 c
flaked coconut

FROSTING

3 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter
1 pkg
(3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 tsp
grated orange peel
1 Tbsp
fresh orange juice
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
+/- chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Frosted Zucchini Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Lightly grease and 13 x 9 inch baking pan
    Set aside.
    Grate your zucchini and orange peel
    and juice your orange.
    set them all aside.
  • 2In large mixing bowl combine 3/4 c butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, 1 tsp peel and 1 tsp vanilla.
    Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • 3Add flour, baking powder and salt.
    Beat on low speed until well blended.
    Stir in zucchini, raisins and coconut.
  • 4Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan.
    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until slight impression remains when bars are lightly touched in center.
    Cool completely.
  • 5In medium mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, cream cheese, orange peel, orange juice and vanilla.
    Beat on low speed until smooth.
    Spread frosting evenly over bars
    OPTIONAL: Top with chopped walnuts (or nut of choice)

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About Frosted Zucchini Bars

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids