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Carrot and Zucchini Bars

Makes: 36 servings Yield: 36 bars
Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 25 mins
Carrot and Zucchini Bars
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 2  eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2  cups  shredded carrot
  • 1  medium zucchini, shredded (1 cup)
  • 3/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup  raisins
  • 1/2  cup  chopped walnuts
  • 1/2  cup  cooking oil
  • 1/4  cup  honey
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1  recipe Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, ginger, and baking soda. In another large bowl stir together eggs, carrot, zucchini, brown sugar, raisins, walnuts, oil, honey, and vanilla. Add carrot mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until combined. Spread batter into an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2. Bake about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Frost with Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting. Cut into bars.

3. Makes 36 bars.

Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep 15 mins Bake 425° 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 8  ounce package  cream cheese, softened
  • 1  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel or orange peel (optional)
Directions

1. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. If desired, stir in lemon or orange peel.

Nutrition Facts (Carrot and Zucchini Bars)
  • Servings Per Recipe 36,
  • cal. (kcal) 125,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 19,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 16,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 11,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 632,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 44,
  • Potassium (mg) 81,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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