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Applesauce Spice Bars

Amber Lee (GF Utah group)

1 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups applesauce
1 1/2 cups gluten free flour blend
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3/4 tsp xanthan gum
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup raisins (optional)

1.      Cream butter and sugar in mixer bowl. Beat in eggs.  Add applesauce.

2.      Mix flour, spices, soda, and salt in a separate bowl and add to the wet ingredients. Mix well. Stir in raisins by hand.

3.      Spoon batter into oil sprayed 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 F for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

4.      Frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting.

Makes 2 dozen bars.