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  • Serves: 36 Servings

Carrot-Pumpkin Bars with Orange Icing

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Finely shredded orange peel
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 3 Eggs; beaten
  • 1 1/2 c Packed brown sugar
  • 1 c Canned pumpkin
  • 2/3 c Cooking oil
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 c Finely shredded carrots
  • 1 c Chopped walnuts
  • Orange icing
  • Walnut halves; optional


Grease a 15x10x1 inch baking pan; set aside.

In a large mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, orange peel,
baking soda, and salt. Set the flour mixture aside.

In a medium bowl combine eggs and brown sugar. Stir in pumpkin, oil, milk
and vanilla. Then stir in carrots and walnuts.

Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until
combined. Spread batter into the prepared pan. Bake in a 350 oven for 20-25
minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out
clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Spread with Orange Icing and cut into
triangles or bars. If diseired, garnish each with a walnut half. Store in
an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes 36.

ORANGE ICING: In a mixing bowl combine 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar and
enough orange liqueur or orange juice (1-2 tablespoons) to make an icing
that is easy to drizzle.

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