Carrot Zucchini Bars w/ Citrus Cream Cheese Frosting

February 27, 2018

 “We love sweets, but always make sure that our indulgences are packed with wholesome ingredients. We love these Carrot & Zucchini Bars because they provide a great way to sneak in your veggies while still indulging a little!”

 

INGREDIENTS - BARS:

 

·       1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

·       1 teaspoon baking powder

·       ½ teaspoon ground ginger

·       ¼ teaspoon baking soda

·       1/2 cup egg whites

·       1 ½ cups shredded carrot

·       1 medium zucchini, shredded (1 cup)

·       ¾ cup packed brown sugar

·       ½ cup raisins

·       ½ cup chopped walnuts

·       ½ cup cooking oil

·       ¼ cup agave

·       1 teaspoon vanilla

·       1 cup dark chocolate semi-sweet chocolate chips

 

INGREDIENTS – CITRUS CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

 

·       1 eight-ounce package cream cheese, softened

·       ½ Cup Powdered Sugar (or if you’re trying to cut calories, grind Splenda & cornstarch in a blender instead)

·       1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

·       Frosting Prep: In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar (or substitute) with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add orange peel.

 

 

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