Yam Bars


Like a brownie, minus the chocolate, with a lot of goodness!

Ingredients:

1 cup earth balance butter, softened

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

1 rounded cup of apple sauce

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 heaping teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2-3 yams, peeled and finely shredded (Makes roughly 2 cups)

Topping:

1 cup confectioners' sugar

2 tablespoons earth balance, softened

2-3 tablespoons vanilla almond milk

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350

In a medium bowl combine your flour, baking powder and salt

In a large bowl add together your butter, brown sugar, white sugar, apple sauce and vanilla

Cream until smooth

Stir your dry mix into the wet mix, stir until blended

Fold in your shredded yams

Grease a 9x13 baking dish

Evenly pour in your batter to your baking dish

Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes

Brownies will be done when toothpick comes out clean

Remove from oven and prepare your topping

Mix together your sugar, butter and milk

Evenly pour over your warm brownies

(Make sure your brownies are still warm when you add topping)

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