Zucchini Bars with Browned Butter Frosting

Zucchini Bars with Browned Butter Frosting

Have zucchini? Bake bars and top with a homemade browned butter frosting. Mmm.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

bars

Bars
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
1
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
2
cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium)
1 1/2
cups chopped pecans
48
pecan halves, if desired
Browned Butter Frosting
6
tablespoons butter (do not use margarine)
6
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
8
to 10 tablespoons milk
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, oil and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in zucchini and pecans. Spread in pan.
  3. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and top is golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium heat until light golden brown; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth and spreadable. Spread Browned Butter Frosting on cooled bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Top each bar with pecan half.
Makes 48 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How To
You may want to serve these bars with a fork as a special dessert.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.