Carrot-Orange Bars

Carrot-Orange Bars

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"Moist and tasty...with coconut, orange, and carrots."

Ingredients

50 m servings 152 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 11x7 inch pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg and slowly add to mixture, alternating with 1/3 cup orange juice and 2 teaspoons of rind. Stir in the coconut and carrots. Pour batter into baking pan.
  3. Bake for about 35 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup of orange juice, 1 teaspoon of orange rind and 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar. Warm slightly and pour over cooled bars.
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The hardest part is zesting and juicing the orange, which is really no sweat! I brought these to a party and they were the first dessert to go! Everyone thought that they were pumpkin, though! ...

I had a hard time rating this since I modified it a bit. Because of the complaints about the glaze, I used the Simple Orange Glaze from this site instead of making the glaze called for in the re...

I think this has way too much glaze. I'd probably cut the confectioner's sugar down to 1 cup, maybe even 3/4 cup. The glaze just puddled on top of the bars in the dish. I ended up taking a sk...