Applesauce Spice Bars

Applesauce Spice Bars

1 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 cup all-purpose or unbleached flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

Pinch salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon cloves

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/3 cup butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup applesauce (I used unsweetened)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease 9” x 9” baking dish.

In one bowl, sift or stir together flours, baking soda, salt and spices. Set aside.

In another bowl, cream softened butter with sugar. Beat in egg. Set aside.

In a third bowl, combine 3/4 cup chopped walnuts and 3/4 cup raisins. Mix in 1/4 cup from the flour bowl.DSCN6209

Alternately add contents of flour bowl and applesauce to the bowl with butter, sugar and egg. Transfer dough to the prepared baking dish.

Bake 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Enjoy!

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