Zucchini Bars

Zucchini Bars

Here's another baking classic that belongs in everyone's recipe box. A clove-scented homemade frosting makes a good thing even better!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

bars

Bars
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1
cup shredded zucchini, drained
1/2
cup chopped nuts
Spice Frosting
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1/8
teaspoon ground cloves
3
to 4 teaspoons milk
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9- or 8-inch square pan. In large bowl, mix brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon cloves. Stir in zucchini and nuts. Spread in pan.
  2. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In medium bowl, mix all frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Simplify
In a hurry? Pick up a container of Betty Crocker® cream cheese ready-to-spread frosting rather than preparing the spice frosting. It's delicious and so quick!
Variation
Turn these fall favorites into Christmas bars! Sprinkle with red and green decorator sugar, and add 1/2 cup chopped dried cranberries to the recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 95
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 15 mg;
  • Sodium 75 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.