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carrot bars

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne
Calais, ME

This recipe was in a Walmart Family Cookbook and submitted by Sheri Hughes, Alanson, MI. She got it from an afternoon church coffee. Love 'em!

★★★★★ 1
serves 24 bars
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For carrot bars

  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 4-oz jar
    carrot baby food
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3-oz pkg
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    sifted powdered sugar

How To Make carrot bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9x2-inch pan; set aside.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; set aside. In large bowl combine eggs, granulated sugar, and oil. Beat with wooden spoon until combined. Beat in carrots and 1 tsp. vanilla. Stir in flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • 4
    For frosting, in medium mixing bowl, let cream cheese and butter stand for 30 minutes until softened. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in remaining 1 tsp. vanilla. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until desired consistency. Spread frosting on cooled bars. Store in refrigerator.

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