Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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Spiced pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting make the perfect fall dessert. Fall is pumpkin season but don't let that keep you from enjoying pumpkin recipes all year round. Learn how to make pumpkin puree to use for all your favorite pumpkin recipes.
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Ingredients
  • PUMPKIN BARS:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 15 ounces pumpkin - canned
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese - at room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons butter - at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
Container: 10x15 baking pan
Directions
PREP
25 mins
COOK
25 mins
READY IN
2 hrs
PUMPKIN BARS:
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the eggs, oil, sugar and pumpkin.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg.
  • Incorporate the dry ingredients into the batter in the large mixing bowl.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 10x15 baking pan and bake in a 350° F pre-heated oven for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before frosting them.
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • Mix the cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla together with a mixer in a small mixing bowl.
  • Slowly add the powdered sugar until the frosting reaches the right consistency to spread and hold.
  • Frost the pumpkin bars and allow to sit for one hour.
  • Slice and serve.
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Mustang Sally
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"I use fresh pumpkin from my garden and pumpkin pie spice instead of the various spices. Great bars!!"
clh
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"This is the best recipe! And the frosting is amazing..."
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