Zucchini Bars

2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 small zucchini -- shredded and drained (1 cup)
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Clove-Spiced Frosting -- (recipe follows)

CLOVE-SPICED FROSTING
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine -- softened
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
3 teaspoons milk (3 to 4 teaspoons)

Heat oven to 350∫. Grease square pan, 8 ◊ 8 ◊ 2 or 9 ◊ 9 ◊ 2 inches. Mix brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in zucchini and nuts.

Spread batter in pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Frost with Clove-Spiced Frosting. Cut 6 rows by 4 rows.

CLOVE-SPICED FROSTING:

Mix all ingredients until smooth and spreadable.

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