Nutty Carrot Cake Bars
Loaded with carrot, nuts, and pumpkin pie spice and slathered with a velvety cream cheese frosting, these diabetic-friendly bars are sure to become a favorite dessert.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets in place of granulated sugar. Follow package directions to use product amount that's equivalent to 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Nutrition analysis per serving: same as below except 102 cal., 7 g carbohydrate. Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2
To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.
To make ahead: Layer bars between waxed paper in an airtight container. Cover; seal. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
1 fat, 1 other carb, 1 starch