October 20, 2010

Zucchini Bars

My kids loved this recipe from Betty Crocker. A great way to use up that zucchini!

Zucchini Bars
2/3 C. packed brown sugar
1/4 C. butter or margarine, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
1 C. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 C. shredded zucchini, drained
1/2 C. chopped nuts

Spice Frosting.
3/4 C. powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
3-4 tsp. milk

Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of 8 or 9 inch square pan (or double and put in a 9x13 pan.) In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in zucchini and nuts. Spread in pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until done. cool completely, about 1 hour.

In a medium bowl, mix all frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over bars. Cut into squares.