Applesauce Spice Bars - Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Applesauce Spice Cake - Food Librarian

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Karen of Something Sweet by Karen picked Applesauce Spice Bars on page 117 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

Applesauce Spice Cake - Food Librarian
I want to thank you all for the love, support and e-hugs about the loss of my cat, Q-Tip. I so appreciate it. When I was making these bars, I kept expecting her cute face to come over and visit with me.

Applesauce Spice Cake - Food Librarian
Apple, nuts, raisins and glaze. Pretty simple and sweet. Some people say they didn't have enough glaze and doubled the recipe, but I like a light touch on any frosting so it was fine with me.

Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!

Applesauce Spice Cake - Food Librarian
Applesauce Spice Bars on Something Sweet by Karen blog
Page 117 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours
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Audrie said... [Reply to comment]

I know my husband and in-laws would LOVE this!

Soy*Baby said... [Reply to comment]

These look perfect. I love the drizzled on glaze. So sorry to hear about your cat.

Hilary said... [Reply to comment]

How do you make everything look so perfect? Have you considered a second career as a food stylist?

Irina@PastryPal said... [Reply to comment]

Look at that glaze just glistening in the light. So decadent. These look so... for lack of a better word... fresh. Really tender and airy crumb. Yum.

Steph said... [Reply to comment]

They look so good! I love how you glazed them.

spike. said... [Reply to comment]

I love the lacy pattern of the glaze!

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Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

Mmmm these look awesome!

betty geek said... [Reply to comment]

You are too good.

I love the glaze!

Charli said... [Reply to comment]

That glaze looks beautiful!

I'm sorry to hear about Q-tip. I recently moved away from my beautiful cat (technically he was my roommates so I had to leave him behind) and that post brought a few tears to my eyes.

Dee said... [Reply to comment]

oh my gosh! this is 100% my favorite thing you have posted so far!

i am a total apple fanatic though hehe. these look SO good, and like they could be lightened up quite easily


Leslie said... [Reply to comment]

The glaze on these looks ideal. I doubled mine, too, and let it cool before applying, but it still soaked in. Still delicious, though!

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

Your bars look perfect! Love how you sliced them beautifully just like in Dorie's photo!

April said... [Reply to comment]

Such great pictures, they look like they're straight out of a magazine.

ostwestwind said... [Reply to comment]

Gorgeous looking bars!

Ulrike @ K├╝chenlatein

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

Your pictures are as tempting as ever! Nice job. Take care, Mary!

mike said... [Reply to comment]

You really made them look delicious! I love how you drizzled the glaze... they were wonderful without it AND with it! Mine kind of dried up and became cloudy... much like my mind! Glad you enjoyed them and took such great photo!

Cristine said... [Reply to comment]

So sorry to hear about your cat. :(

Your bars look wonderful!

vibi said... [Reply to comment]

I've been on vacation, then my pc busted on me, so I haven't been here in a while...

First... I'm so sorry about your cat, I know how you must feel.

Second... I've taken the time to admire everything I've missed and golly! you haven't lost the touch in my absence!!! LOL

Those bars are to die for!

Romaine said... [Reply to comment]

You performed magic with those cookies. The drizzle effect is perfect.

Anshika said... [Reply to comment]

These bars look so delicious. Making me hungry.

Parita said... [Reply to comment]

Oh my that looks so deliciously sinful!

Amanda said... [Reply to comment]

First, the bars look fabulous, I love how you drizzled instead of spread the icing, lovely!

Second, I feel terrible, I didn't know you had lost your kitty :( I'm so sorry!

Ingrid_3Bs said... [Reply to comment]

Yum, love the close ups! And so perfectly drizzled, too.

TeaLady said... [Reply to comment]

These look fantastic. Love the drizzle rather than a glaze.

Engineer Baker said... [Reply to comment]

Just gorgeous! I'm sure that Q-tip was there in spirit if nothing else.

Linda said... [Reply to comment]

Okay, mine turned out nothing like your yummy looking bars. Save one for me Mary!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

I fell way behind in my commenting Mary so I apologize for just getting over to your site now. Your bars look amazing! I love the way you drizzled the glaze over them. I doubled the glaze but I love your idea to drizzle with a single batch and keep the topping lighter.

steph- whisk/spoon said... [Reply to comment]

looks so good, and i like your glaze drizzle-work!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Does the glaze stick to your teeth? Looks yummy delish. Racheal

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Your bars look perfect!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

I thought the glaze was just enough too - and yours is so artfully drizzled. Yum!

Di said... [Reply to comment]

Those are some truly gorgeous pictures. I love the way the glaze looks.

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