• Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup mashed cooked carrots
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 11×7 inch pan.
  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg and slowly add to mixture, alternating with 1/3 cup orange juice and 2 teaspoons of rind. Stir in the coconut and carrots. Pour batter into baking pan.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.
  • Combine 1/2 cup of orange juice, 1 teaspoon of orange rind and 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar. Warm slightly and pour over cooled bars.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 153 | Total Fat: 6.6g | Cholesterol: 24mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Carrot-Orange Bars Servings Per Recipe: 24 Amount Per Serving Calories: 153

  • Total Fat: 6.6g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Sodium: 159mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.1g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.6g
  • Protein: 1.6g