Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Pumpkin Bars

Printable Recipe

This is the perfect time of year for these moist and delicious bars! 

4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
1 (15 - oz) can pumpkin puree
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking pwd
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg

In a large bowl, beat the eggs, oil and sugar. Mix well. Beat in the pumpkin. In another large bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients, stirring to mix well. Gradually beat into pumpkin mixture in 3 or 4 batches. Pour into a greased jelly roll pan. Bake 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool and frost.

Cream Cheese Frosting
8-oz pkg cream cheese, softened
6 tbsp butter, softened
4 cups pwd sugar
1 tbsp milk, or more if needed to make into a spreading consistency
1 tsp vanilla

Beat the softened cream cheese until smooth. Add the butter, beating again until smooth. Gradually add the pwd sugar and milk, beating until you reach the desired consistency. Add the vanilla and mix well. Spread on cooled bars. Store in the refrigerator.


Kay Heritage said...

Great looking recipe! Love cream cheese frosting!

Mags @ the Other Side of 50 said...

I can't believe we're getting close to the end of October and I haven't made anything with pumpkin yet! This looks like a great recipe to try.

Danielle said...

I love pumpkin bars, this looks amazing.