How to make it

  • Directions:
  • 1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Beat shortening, brown sugar and egg until light and fluffy in large bowl. Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; add to shortening mixture, beating until well blended. Add applesauce and water; beat until well blended. Stir in peanut butter chips and raisins, if desired. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Frost with LEMON FROSTING.* Cut into bars. About 36 bars.
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 to 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • Beat butter and powdered sugar in small bowl until well blended. Gradually add lemon juice and peel; beat until of spreading consistency. About 3/4 cup frosting.
  • * Recipe may be doubled for a thicker frosting. Original recipe amount is more like a glaze.

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  • jeffsgirl 9 years ago
    I love the ingredients here.Wouldn't this be wonderful useing "homemade" applesauce? Yum! Thank-you.Bookmarked AND printed.
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    shine ate it and said...
    WOW! I didn't know what to expect, but this recioe is intriguing! Thank you for posting it! Enjoy the Weekend! -Ray
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    sounds very delicous thanks
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