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Spice Bars Recipe

Spice Bars Recipe

"These bars smell so good while they are baking—the spicy aroma brings everyone to the kitchen in a hurry!" relates Brooke Pike of Pierre, South Dakota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the buttermilk, brown sugar, molasses, butter, egg and vanilla until smooth. Combine the flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, Chinese five-spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to buttermilk mixture and beat until blended. Stir in raisins.
  • 2. Pour into a 9-in. square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Combine confectioners' sugar and remaining cinnamon; sprinkle over bars. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 139 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2010

"These are basically the ideal snack cake, easy to mix up, healthy, and really tasty."

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