Carrot Cake Bars
Carrot cake is a delicious dessert but it takes time to make. These tender bars start with a cake mix, making short work of the classic favorite.
- Yields: 32 bars
- Prep: 30 mins
- Bake: 20 mins 350°F
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, milk, oil, vanilla, ginger, and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Stir in carrot and raisins. Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 22 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting. Sprinkle with the nuts. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars.
Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until frosting is spreadable.