Applesauce Cake Squares

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Title: Applesauce Cake Squares
Yield: 9 Servings
Categories: Diabetic, Desserts, Cookies


1/2 c Butter; softened
2 Eggs
2/3 c Apple juice concentrate
1/2 c Applesauce
2 c Flour
2 ts Baking powder
2 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
1 lg Apples; peeled/chopped
Creamy Topping
1/2 c Cream, heavy
1 ts Vanilla
1/4 ts Cinnamon, ground

Preheat oven to 375. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Blend in
eggs, juice, and applesauce. Combine dry ingredients. Gradually add
to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in appls. Spread
batter evenly into greased 8" square baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes,
until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve warm or at room
temperature, with Creamy Topping if desired.

Creamy Topping: Beat cream in small bowl at high speed of electric
mixer until soft peaks form. Beat in vanilla and cinnamon until stiff
peaks form.

Nutrition information per piece: 229 calories, 4 gm protein, 34 gm
carbohydrate, 8 gm fat, 65 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 1-1/4
diabetic starch/bread exchange, 1-3/4 diabetic fat exchange, 1
diabetic fruit exchange.

Source: "Sugar-Free Desserts," the December 1992 issue of _Favorite
All-Time Recipes_ magazine MM by Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS,
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