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Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake Bars
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14 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 50MINS

Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake Bars

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Each bite is filled with cinnamony-vanilla, slightly spicy and super hearty carrots that are perfectly balanced by the thick, rich and most succulent vanilla cream cheese frosting I've ever had!
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Oh Bite It
I create outrageous, sugar-filled, ooey-gooey treats! This is where I get it all out of my system!
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Each bite is filled with cinnamony-vanilla, slightly spicy and super hearty carrots that are perfectly balanced by the thick, rich and most succulent vanilla cream cheese frosting I've ever had!
50MINS
Total Time
$4.17
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Carrot
3 cups
Carrots, shredded
Baking Powder
1/2 Tbsp
Baking Powder
Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Salt
1/2 tsp
Baking Soda
1/2 tsp
Baking Soda
Butter
1 cup
Butter, melted
Chopped Nuts
1 cup
Chopped Nuts
Cream Cheese
2 cups
Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese, softened
Vanilla Bean Paste
1/2 Tbsp
Vanilla Bean Paste
or Vanilla Bean Extract
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1282
Fat
70.7 g
Protein
14.7 g
Carbs
151.8 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
In a large bowl, stir together All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Granulated Sugar (2 cups), Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), and Baking Soda (1/2 tsp).
step 2 In a large bowl, stir together All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Granulated Sugar (2 cups), Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), and Baking Soda (1/2 tsp).
step 3
Stir in the Butter (1 cup).
step 3 Stir in the Butter (1 cup).
step 4
Whisk Eggs (4) and Vanilla Extract (1 Tbsp) then pour them into the dry ingredients and mix well to combine. Add the Carrots (3 cups) and gently fold them into the batter.
step 4 Whisk Eggs (4) and Vanilla Extract (1 Tbsp) then pour them into the dry ingredients and mix well to combine. Add the Carrots (3 cups) and gently fold them into the batter.
step 5
Pour the batter into a 9x13 inch pan and spread it evenly. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
step 5 Pour the batter into a 9x13 inch pan and spread it evenly. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
step 6
Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan. While cooling, make the vanilla bean cream cheese by beating Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese (2 cups) and Vanilla Bean Paste (1/2 Tbsp) with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
step 6 Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan. While cooling, make the vanilla bean cream cheese by beating Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese (2 cups) and Vanilla Bean Paste (1/2 Tbsp) with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
step 7
Turn the mixer on low and gradually add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) until the frosting reaches the consistency you prefer.
step 7 Turn the mixer on low and gradually add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) until the frosting reaches the consistency you prefer.
step 8
Spread the frosting on the cooled carrot bars. Top with Chopped Nuts (1 cup). Serve cold.
step 8 Spread the frosting on the cooled carrot bars. Top with Chopped Nuts (1 cup). Serve cold.
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Brunch
Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Easter
Vegetarian
Dessert
Thanksgiving
Winter
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