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

  • 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

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 15"x10"x1" pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In 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.
  3. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. In 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




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