Sugar-Free Raisin Bars


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup raisins

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup margarine

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 egg, lightly beaten

3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 tablespoon sugar substitute

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat, cook raisins, water, margarine, cinnamon and nutmeg until margarine is melted; continue cooking for 3 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients. Spread into an 8-in. square baking dish that has been coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350* for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.



Background: Note: Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 1 starch, 1/2 fat; also, 92 calories, 97 mg sodium, 13 mg cholesterol, 15 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

Serves: 16

Yields: 2 dozen

Food Exchanges: