Sunday, November 4, 2012

Weekend Sweets: Applesauce Spice Squares

This is a great recipe for a holiday party. They have a nice spicy flavor which pairs nicely with the sweet icing. The picture doesn't do these babies justice. My husband and I ate the whole pan by ourselves in three days, and that was using restraint!
1 C applesauce
2/3 C brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 C shortening
1 C flour ( I used 1/2 white 1/2 wheat)
1 t soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 t cinnamon
dash of ground cloves
dash of ginger
dash of nutmeg
1/2 C raisins

3 T butter (melted)
1 1/2 C powdered sugar
1 T milk
1 t vanilla
1/4 t cinnamon

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350. Mix all of the ingredients for the base together until well mixed. Pour into greased 9x13 pan. Bake for 25 minutes.

Step 2: Wait for the bars to cool completely. Mix all the bar ingredients together and beat until smooth. Ice the bars and cut into cute little squares.

This recipe was adapted from Amish Acres Cookbook.

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