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    Kelly's Calico Apple Bars

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    55 mins

    15 mins

    40 mins

    Wildflour's Note:

    Rich, moist bar cookies that taste more like a very rich cake! Packed with chocolate chips, raisins, pecans and applesauce! Pure heaven!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Note: I have tried both the 6 oz and the 12 oz size bags before--Both work; The 6 oz works perfectly, but when I am BINGING for chocolate I have used the 12 oz size bag instead; (hehe) The 12 oz size makes them VERY chocolately, though, and are just a bit harder to cut due to all that ooey, gooey chocolate!
    2. 2
      Either way, you can't go wrong!
    3. 3
      Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs, beat.
    4. 4
      Add dry ingredients alternately with applesauce.
    5. 5
      (I add half of the flour with the rest of the dry ingredients, then half of the applesauce, then the rest of the flour, then the rest of the applesauce).
    6. 6
      Fold in chips, raisins and pecans.
    7. 7
      Bake in greased 13x9 baking pan or glass dish for 40 minutes at 350°, cool completely, sift powdered sugar over top, cut into bars.
    8. 8
      HEAVEN!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 21, 2005

      55

      Very very yummy!! I ended up using 8 oz chocolate chips. I also only had to bake for 35 minutes and they were perfectly done. Thanks so much for the recipe Kelly!

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    • on July 11, 2008

      55

      Very good and not too sweet! For the applesauce, I just peeled an apple and whipped it up with a little water in my food processor. Thank you, Kelly! Reviewed for ZWT4.

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    • on June 24, 2008

      55

      ZWT4: Yum yum!! Simple, easy and oh so yummy!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Kelly's Calico Apple Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (73 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 263.4
     
    Calories from Fat 116
    44%
    Total Fat 12.9 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 30.0 mg
    10%
    Sodium 170.5 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.1 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 18.6 g
    74%
    Protein 3.3 g
    6%

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