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Apple Cheese Squares

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  Unbleached all purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened applesauce 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Reduced-calorie margarine 5 Tablespoon, cut up
  Egg 1
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 1 Tablespoon
For topping
  Part skim ricotta cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Unsweetened applesauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 2 Teaspoon

In large mixing bowl, combine unbleached flour, whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg.
Mix well.
Add applesauce, margarine, egg and orange juice concentrate.
Beat at low speed of electric mixer until blended, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently.
Spread batter into 9-inch square baking dish.
Shield corners of dish with triangles of foil.
Place dish on saucer in oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 6 minutes, rotating dish after half the time.
Remove foil.
Increase power to High.
Microwave for 4 1/2 to 6 minutes longer, or until center springs back when touched lightly and no uncooked batter remains on the bottom.
Let stand on counter for 10 minutes.
Cool completely.
In small mixing bowl, blend all topping ingredients until smooth.
Spread evenly over cooled cake.
Cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish, Beverage
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 858 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140.9 mg47%

Sodium 868.8 mg36.2%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.9%

Sugars 58.3 g

Protein 25 g50.3%

Vitamin A 10.6% Vitamin C 0.33%

Calcium 40.5% Iron 32.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apple Cheese Squares Recipe