Carrot & Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

 

Carrot & Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting are so moist and delicious, it’s hard to not go back for seconds. The lemon cream cheese frosting adds a nice zip to these scrupulous little hunks of goodness.

 

Cook time: 20-25 min.    Makes:  16 bars – 20 bars

 

Ingredients

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 Carrot & Zucchini Bars
2 eggs
3/4 Cup brown sugar
1/2 Cup canola oil
1/4 Cup honey
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 Cup shredded carrot (about 2 large carrots)
1 Cup shredded zucchini (about 2 small zucchinis)
1/2 Cup chopped pecans (optional) **
1 1/2 Cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
8 oz. reduced fat cream cheese, room temperature
1 Cup powdered sugar
zest of one lemon
pinch of salt

 

** sprinkle on top of the frosting

Full Directions here.

 

 

 

 

 

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