Sweet Potato Spice Bars

1
Katie Heuer

By
@Humbug

A lot like pumpkin bars but lower calories.

Sweet Potato Spice Bars w/o Frosting 85-calories each

With Frosting 127-calories each

Very Yummy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
32
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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SWEET POTATO SPICE BARS

2 c
original bisquick mix
1 c
dark brown sugar
1 c
natural unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1 tsp
nutmeg, ground
1/2 tsp
ginger powder
3
eggs
2 c
sweet potato cooked and mashed
1/2 c
raisins

CINNAMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

2 oz
cream cheese, low-fat
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla, extract
2+ Tbsp
fat free evaporated milk
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground

How to Make Sweet Potato Spice Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 15"x10"x1" pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2In large bowl, beat all bar ingredients except raisins with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in raisins. Pour and spread into prepared pan.
  • 3Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, softened butter, vanilla, cinnamon and 2 tablespoons milk with electric mixer until smooth. Gradually mix in powdered sugar on low speed till smooth. If to thick add more milk 1 teaspoon at a time to desired spreadable consistency. Spread over bars. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows for 32 bars. Store covered in refrigerator. Enjoy!

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About Sweet Potato Spice Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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