Tasty Treats

 

A traditional recipe made with less butter and Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane sugar and stevia blend sweetener instead of brown sugar. You’ll never miss the calories you’re saving.

Servings
Makes 16 servings

Ingredients
3 Tablespoons (45 mL) butter, softened
72 packets of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane sugar and stevia blend sweetener
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1 teaspoon (5 mL) vanilla extract
¾ cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon (2 mL) baking powder
1/8 teaspoon (0.5 mL) salt
1/8 teaspoon (0.5 mL) ground cinnamon
2 Tablespoons (30 mL) chopped pecans

Directions
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray an 8-inch square baking pan.

    Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane sugar and stevia blend sweetener and applesauce until Pure Via is melted.

    Add egg and vanilla; mix until blended. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir into butter mixture until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle top with pecans.

    Bake 19 to 21 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean and edges are pulling away slightly from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into 16 squares. Store in airtight container at room temperature.


Nutritional information (per serving)
    Calories 75; Protein 1g; Carbohydrates 14g; Fat 3g; Cholesterol 17mg; Sodium 59mg


Exchanges
    Starch – 1; Fat – ½


Reduction
    Calorie Reduction – 45%
    Carbohydrate Reduction – 30%