These bars could be looked upon as a different take on carrot cake - more spicy, a hint of pumpkin in the background with a cream cheese frosting swirled and baked in on top. Being more cake-like than dense and chewy, they are quite moist and have an almost fluffy interior. The swirled frosting on top has a slight sweet vanilla scent and leaves pockets of a cheesecake-like flavor scattered throughout. The texture of the shredded carrots matched well to the light cake and did not seem obtrusive at all.
Pumpkin Carrot Swirl Bars