Carrot Bars

Carrot Bars

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Total: 55 min
  • Serving: 24 People

These sweet and moist bars are ideal for taking to potlucks or large family gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Cook sugar, carrots, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins, water, orange juice and butter in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce heat; let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour mixture into a large bowl and let cool slightly.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; blend into carrot mixture.
  4. Fold in walnuts.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 baking dish.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

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