Recipe for Sugar-Free Raisin Bars


    Sugar-Free Raisin Bars

    1 cup raisins
    1/2 cup water
    1/4 cup margarine
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon 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 extract

    In a saucepan, over medium heat, cook the first 5 ingredients until margarine is melted; continue cooking for 3 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients.

    Spread into an 8-inch square baking dish that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

    Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 92 calories, 97 mg sodium, 13 mg cholesterol, 15 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 2 gm fat

    Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch, 1/2 fat