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Sweet Applesauce Bars

octubre 11, 2022

The best part of these bars are the fact that these are the most spicy bar cookies with frosting. This is a pretty easy and quick recipe for an after school snack!

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cook: 25 mins

Additional: 10 mins

Servings: 45


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.

Step 2.
In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, brown sugar and egg until smooth. Stir in applesauce. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice; stir into the applesauce mixture until well blended. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.

Step 3.
Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden. Cool in the pan over a wire rack.

Step 4.
In a small bowl, mix together the confectioners’ sugar and margarine. Stir in vanilla and milk until smooth. Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.