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Whole Wheat Applesauce Bars

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (Parkay)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Pillsbury's Best®)
  Whole wheat flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Pillsbury's Best®)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened (Parkay)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (Philadelphia Brand®)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease 15x10x1-inch jelly roll pan.
In large bowl, blend sugar, brown sugar, 1 cup margarine and molasses until creamy.
Add eggs; beat well.
Blend in applesauce and sour cream.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Gradually add all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon; mix well.
Stir in 1 cup nuts.
Pour into prepared pan
Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely.
In small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients except nuts until creamy.
Frost bars; sprinkle with 1/2 cup nuts.
Cut into bars.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
48

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