Zucchini Bars Recipe

Zucchini Bars

When zucchini is plentiful at your market, starting in June, why don’t you try making Zucchini Bars?  It has many different ingredients in the bars that make it very tasty.  I think you’ll like it!

Zucchini Bars Recipe

Zucchini Bars

2 cups sugar

½ cup raisins and ½ cup chopped nuts

2 cups (3 medium) shredded zucchini

1 cup oil

1 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs

2 ½ cups flour

1 tsp. salt and 1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. baking soda, ½ tsp. baking powder, ½ tsp. nutmeg and ½ tsp. cloves

Frosting:   4 cups powdered sugar

3 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 tsp. vanilla

2 to 4 Tbsp. milk

Heat oven to 350F.  Grease 15x10x1inch jelly roll pan.  In large bowl, combine sugar, raisins, nuts, zucchini, oil, vanilla and eggs; blend well by hand.  Stir in flour, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg and cloves; mix well by hand.  Pour into greased pan.  Bake at 350F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool completely.

In large bowl, combine all frosting ingredients, adding enough milk until frosting is of desired spreading consistency; beat until smooth.  Spread over cooled bars.  Cut into bars.  Store in refrigerator.  45 bars


(Recipe for the Zucchini Bars is from Pillsbury Classic Cookbooks, Poppin’ Fresh Homemade Cookies, page 62, October 1989 issue)


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