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Applesauce-Cocoa Squares

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Ingredients
  Unbleached all-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Applesauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), firmly packed
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8-inch-square baking pan with a baking pan liner or spray lightly with vegetable cooking spray.
2. Combine flour, sugar, 1/4 cup of the cocoa, and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
3. Combine milk, applesauce, and vanilla in a separate bowl.
4. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
5. Spoon batter into pan.
6. Combine brown sugar, remaining 1/4 cup cocoa, and water.
7. Pour over batter.
8. Bake for 40 minutes.
9. Remove from oven and cool in pan.
10.Cut into 16 squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Healthy

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