Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Applesauce Spice Bars



IngredientsBars
1 cup sugar1/3 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened1 LAND O LAKES® All-Natural Egg1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups applesauce1 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon ground cinnamon3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup raisinsFrosting
3 cups powdered sugar1/3 cup sour cream3 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened1 tablespoon vanilla1/2 cup chopped pecansDirectionsHeat oven to 350°F. Spray 10x 15-inch baking pan (I use a sheet pan) with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

Combine sugar, 1/3 cup butter and egg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining ingredients except raisins. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in raisins.

Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients except pecans in small bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Frost cooled bars; sprinkle with pecans. Cut into bars.

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