Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 36
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Milk

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 13 x 9-inch pan lightly with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE shortening and granulated sugar in large bowl; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs. Blend in applesauce, chocolate and vanilla.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE flour, baking powder, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in medium bowl. Add to shortening mixture, beating on low speed until well blended. Stir in nuts. Spread in baking pan.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Step 5

    COMBINE powdered sugar, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon and enough milk (about 4 teaspoons) to achieve drizzling consistency. Drizzle over slightly warm bars. Cool. Cut into bars.

Serving size
(1 bar of 36)

  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet