Smart Snack


Yield: 18 servings

½ cup brown sugar
1/3 cup applesauce
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
¾ cup grated carrots
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup oats
¼ cup chopped pecans, optional
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup raisins

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly coat 9×9-inch pan with cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, applesauce, egg, vanilla and carrots.
3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
4. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Let cool and cut into bars

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