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1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
2. Combine oil, applesauce and cocoa. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add eggs and
vanilla. Mix dry ingredients together and stir into the mixture.
3. Pour the batter into a greased and floured (or wax paper lined & sprayed) 9 inch
square pan. Sprinkle on nuts (optional).
4. Bake about 20 to 30 minutes or until top is set but edges are not dried out. Toothpick
will come out clean. Cut into 16 or 24 squares.
Makes 16 Servings
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 165, Protein: 3 g, Sodium: 84 mg, Fat: 7 g, Carbohydrates: 27 g
Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 Fat; 1 Fruit
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped nuts