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The Best Zucchini Bars

These are the best zucchini bars! They taste like a moist spice cake with a cream cheese frosting. You'll find cinnamon, shredded zucchini and carrots, and walnuts in these bars. This is one of the best zucchini recipes I can think of!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Zucchini Bars
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 49 minutes
Servings 1 17x11x1 or 15x10x1 jelly roll pan
Calories 5924kcal
Author Miranda Couse


Zucchini Bars

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter , room temperature
  • 8 oz . pkg cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Grease a 17x11x1 or 15x10x1 pan.
  • In a large bowl, add oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Mix with a hand mixer for 1 minute until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients. Mix with a hand mixer on low until the dry ingredients are incorporated.
  • Fold in the shredded zucchini and carrots.
  • Fold in rolled oats and walnuts.
  • Spread out on prepared pan. Place in the oven and bake for 24 minutes. Let cool completely and frost.


  • In a large bowl, combine butter and cream cheese. Beat with the hand mixer until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  • Add in vanilla and powdered sugar. Mix on low until the powdered sugar is well incorporated. Turn mixer on high and mix for an additional minute or two.
  • Spread on cooled bars with an offset spatula.


Calories: 5924kcal | Carbohydrates: 925g | Protein: 108g | Fat: 212g | Saturated Fat: 90g | Cholesterol: 762mg | Sodium: 7281mg | Potassium: 2782mg | Fiber: 27g | Sugar: 661g | Vitamin A: 14355IU | Vitamin C: 49.5mg | Calcium: 1244mg | Iron: 22mg