Recipes and Cooking Carrot and Zucchini Bars These spice bars are loaded with healthy ingredients including carrots, zucchini, and walnuts. This low-sodium recipe is a family pleaser. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on February 24, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 25 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 ½ cup shredded carrot 1 medium zucchini, shredded (1 cup) ¾ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup raisins ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ cup cooking oil ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 recipe Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel or orange peel (optional) Directions 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. 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. Makes 36 bars. Citrus-Cream Cheese Frosting 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 125 Calories 7g Fat 16g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 125 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 19mg 6% Sodium 44mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 11g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 181.7mg 14% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 81mg 2% Folate, total 16.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.