Whole Wheat-Applesauce Bars

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 20
  • Servings 24
Whole Wheat-Applesauce Bars

Ingredients

Bars

3/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® whole wheat flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
1/2
cup applesauce
1/4
cup sour cream
1/2
cup chopped walnuts

Frosting

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
oz cream cheese (from 3-oz package), softened
1 1/2
teaspoons milk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup finely chopped walnuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In small bowl, stir together flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter and the molasses with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in applesauce and sour cream. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in 1/2 cup walnuts. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat all frosting ingredients except 1/4 cup walnuts on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread frosting over bars. Sprinkle with walnuts. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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