Carrot Raisin Bars

Carrot Raisin Bars

Love carrot cake? Try a sweet cousin in bar form made with the help of a cake mix.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

48

bars

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® carrot cake mix
2/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs
3/4
cup raisins
1/2
cup chopped nuts
1
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and flour bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, mix cake mix, oil, water and eggs with spoon. Stir in raisins and nuts. Spread evenly in pan with metal icing spatula or dinner knife.
  3. Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until bars spring back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Spread with frosting. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store loosely covered.
Makes 48 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Use orange juice instead of the water to give these bars a nice flavor boost.
Add a cinnamon design. Dip small cookie cutters into cinnamon, and press lightly into frosting.
Sprinkle chopped nuts over frosted bars.
For a more cakelike bar, use 3 eggs and 1/3 cup water.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.