Applesauce Molasses Bars

1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. softened butter
1 c. applesauce
1/3 c. light molasses
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. flour
1 c. whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 tbsp. powdered sugar

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, cream brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in applesauce, molasses and eggs until smooth. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup. Level off. Add all purpose flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and allspice. Blend well. Fold in nuts. Spread evenly in ungreased 15"x10" jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Makes 48 bars.

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