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Skinny Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Bars

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Skinny Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Bars
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 20
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50% fewer calories • 54% less sodium than the original recipe. This sweet treat is absolutely delicious!

Ingredients

Spiced Carrot Bars

3/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/2
cup sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup finely shredded carrots
3/4
cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted
1
egg, lightly beaten
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup fat-free (skim) milk

Yoplait® Yogurt Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

4
oz (half of 8-oz package) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
1/4
cup Yoplait® lowfat vanilla yogurt
1/2
cup frozen (thawed) light whipped topping

Directions

  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack.
  • 4 Using edges of foil, lift uncut bars out of pan. Spread top evenly with Yoplait® 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.
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
15mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
,
Sugars
6g
)
Protein
3g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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