Friday, September 21, 2012

Applesauce Bars


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup applesauce
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup raisins
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350*.
Prepare a 9 x 13 baking pan with nonstick spray.
Beat together butter, brown sugar, sugar, egg, applesauce and spices until fluffy.
Add flour, baking soda and salt and combine all well.
Stir in raisins.
Spread into prepared pan.
Bake for 25 - 30 minutes until toothpick tests done.
Cool in pan.
Drizzle with icing if desired.
Cut into about 24 bars.

2 cups powder sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 - 4 tablespoons milk

Combine ingredients to get a smooth pouring consistency.  Pour and spread over bars.