Applesauce Spice Bars

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • Glaze:

  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Directions:
    HEAT oven to 350º F.
    GREASE a 13x9-inch pan.
    COMBINE butter, brown sugar and egg; beat until light and fluffy.
    COMBINE flour, cinnamon, allspice, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with applesauce
    STIR in walnuts and raisins.
    SPREAD batter in greased pan.
    BAKEfor 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown
    COOL 5 minutes.
    COMBINE all glaze ingredients; blend well.
    SPREAD over warm surface.
    COOL completely; cut into bars.

    Makes 24 bars.


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