Spicy Carrot-Cake Bars

Recipe by Vina7737
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 32 Bars




  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease 13x9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In medium bowl combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, salt and allspice, set aside.
  • In large bowl, using wire whisk, beat oil, brown sugar and eggs until well blended about 1 minute.
  • Stir in shredded carrots, pineapple and flour mixture until just blended.
  • Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • For topping: in small bowl, using wire whisk, beat together cream cheese, sugar and flour until creamy.
  • Add egg and lemon juice; beat well.
  • Drop spoonfuls of cream cheese filling onto batter in a random pattern.
  • Using a table knife, cut through the mixture to create a marbled effect.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until top is set and edges pull away from sides of pan.
  • Transfer pan to wire rack and cool completely.
  • Cut into 32 bars.