Healthified Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Bars

Healthified Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Bars

Healthified Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Bars
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50% fewer calories • 54% less sodium than the original recipe— see the comparison. This sweet treat is also a great source of vitamin A.

Ingredients

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Lightly spray foil with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In medium bowl, mix all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt. Add carrots, 1/2 cup of the nuts, the egg, oil and milk. Stir just until combined. Spread mixture evenly in pan.
  • Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack.
  • Using edges of foil, lift uncut bars out of pan. Spread top evenly with Yogurt Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting. To make frosting: In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in yogurt until smooth. Fold whipped topping into cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup nuts. For 20 bars, cut into 5 rows by 4 rows.

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