Double Apple Bars

Double Apple Bars

3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup applesauce
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped, unpeeled all-purpose apple
Powdered sugar – if desired

Heat oven to 350º.

Mix brown sugar, applesauce, oil and egg in large
bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apple.

Spread batter in ungreased square pan, 9 × 9 × 2 inches. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

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