Carrot Cake Bars

Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Bars made with a cake mix and extra added goodies…

Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Bars


  • 1 Carrot cake mix or spice cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup canned pineapple tidbits, with juice
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • extra chopped walnuts or pecan for top


  • In a large mixing bowl add cake mix, eggs, water, and cooking oil, beat for 2 minutes to blend completely.
  • Fold in pineapple, nuts, and carrots until evenly blended in.
  • Spray a 13×9 cake pan with cooking oil spray, pour batter in to pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350° oven for about 25 minutes.
  • Place on cooling rack to cool completely.
  • After cooled, frost; example below.
  • Cut in squares and serve. Enjoy!

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 tub butter cream frosting
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese

Beat together frosting from tub and cream cheese, frost cooled cake.