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

  1. Heat 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.
  2. In 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.
  3. Add flour, baking powder and salt.
    Beat on low speed until well blended.
    Stir in zucchini, raisins and coconut.
  4. Spread 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.
  5. In 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




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