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Easy Apple Spice Fall Cake Bars Recipe

Easy Apple Spice Fall Cake Bars Recipe

With cinnamon, brown sugar, nutmeg, applesauce, and a deliciously sweet white sugar frosting, these Frosted Apple Spice Cake Bars are sure to be gobbled up quickly!

Ingredients

bars:

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter softened
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

icing:

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions 

bars:

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, and egg until smooth. Stir in applesauce. 
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; stir into the applesauce mixture until well blended. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 22 to 24 minutes or until edges is golden. Cool completely in the pan over a wire rack.

icing:

  • In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and butter. Stir in milk and vanilla until smooth. Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.