Two vegetables are used in these dessert bars, which also include a few cranberries. Top with an orange-flavored cream cheese frosting.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
36 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, orange peel, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl, combine eggs, brown sugar, oil, milk, and vanilla. Stir in carrots, zucchini, cranberries, and ginger, if you like. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until combined. Spread batter in prepared pan.

  • Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Spread with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting and cut into bars. Store, covered, in the refrigerator. Makes 36 bars.

Nutrition Facts

163 calories; fat 8g; cholesterol 26mg; carbohydrates 23g; protein 2g; sodium 86mg.
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