Carrot Bars Recipe
3 large eggs
1 cup sugar, (mmmm)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup pureed carrots
1 tsp vanilla
2 cup all-purpose flour
1 dry sugar sub. equal to 1/4
1 cup sugar (optional)
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup walnuts
Place eggs, sugar, oil, carrots and vanilla in a mixer bowl and mix at
medium speed until creamy. Stir flour, dry sugar substitute, baking
soda, salt, cinnamon, raisins and nuts together to blend well, and
add to creamy mixture. Mix at medium speed until creamy again.
Spread batter evenly in an 11" by 15" jelly roll pan that has been
sprayed with pan spray or greased with margarine. Bake at 350
degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bars are firm in the center.
Remove to a wire rack and cool to room temperature. Cut four by seven.
Food Exchange per serving: 1 STARCH EXCHANGE + 1 FAT EXCHANGE CHO:
17g; PRO: 2g; FAT: 5g; CAL: 135 Low-sodium diets: Omit salt. Use
salt-free carrot puree.
Source: Desserts for Diabetic by Mabel Cavaiani,R.D.
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