Sunshine Bars

Published July 13 2020

Sunshine Bars

Makes 9 squares

1 stick Butter

3/4 cup Sugar

1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar

1 Egg

2 tsp Vanilla extract

1/4 cup Oil

1 1/2 cups Flour

1 1/2 teaspoons Salt

1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder

1 cup Carrots, microplaned

2 oranges zested

Once Cool Orange drizzle 

2 oz Cream Cheese

½ cup 10x

1 Tablespoon orange juice 

1 orange zested

Heat oven to 350F. Grease 8x8” square pan.

In a bowl cream butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla. Add oil and mix until smooth. Add flour, salt, cinnamon and baking powder, mixing until just combined. Add carrots and orange zest and mix until combined. Transfer batter to 8x8” ban and spread evenly. Bake 350F for 30 minutes until golden brown.

Remove from the oven and cool completely, in the meantime, prepare orange drizzle. In a bowl, mix cream cheese and 10x until smooth. Stir in OJ and zest until combined. Drizzle atop surface of bars and TA DA— Sunshine in a baked cookie bar!