Carrot Bars

Carrot Bars


"These bars taste just like carrot cake."


servings 130 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 144 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, carrots, spices, raisins, water, orange juice and butter. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into a large bowl and cool to lukewarm. Add flour, baking soda, and salt to the carrot mixture. Mix well, and stir in walnuts.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Very good and very easy. I added in an 8oz can of drained crushed pineapple and topped the bars with the allspice cream cheese frosting. A definite keeper.

This is a nice, not too sweet, dense bar or square. I used a generous cup of carrots, added a grated apple and a Tbsp of lemon juice. I left out the butter and cut the sugar in half. Instead of ...

I just made these bars, and was surprised to find no mention of where to put the 3 tbsps of butter. I put the butter in the pot to simmer with the rest. I added extra spice: 1 tsp ginger. I als...

This is a great recipe! It's easy to make. The spicy flavor is great. The sugar can definitely be reduced, it's quite sweet as is. Very good.

I also found no mention of the 3 Tbs butter so I put it in the pot to boil as well. I used golden raisins which add a nice juicy addition. I also made a quick cream cheese frosting to top them...

VERY GOOD but I added and egg, pineapple & brown sugar. Also, I frosted it.

Thanks to the reviewer who made the suggestion to cook the carrot mixture in a glass mixing bowl in the microwave, then mix everything else in that bowl. So much easier and less to clean up!! ...

Very good bars. My kids helped make them and even with their imperfect measuring, they turned out great.

This is a great recipe and I will use it again. I used wholemeal flour and added some wheatgerm and linseed meal to give a little more fibre.