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How to make pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting

Make Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting

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INGREDIENTS
Gather all ingredients. (See Supplies page).

Gather all ingredients. (See Supplies page).

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, mix 4 eggs, 1 and 2/3 cups sugar, 1 cup vegetable oil and 1 can pumpkin.

In a large bowl, mix 4 eggs, 1 and 2/3 cups sugar, 1 cup vegetable oil and 1 can pumpkin.

In a separate bowl, mix 2 cups flour, 1 tsp baking soda, 2 tsp baking powder, 2 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp salt. Stir into pumpkin mixture.

In a separate bowl, mix 2 cups flour, 1 tsp baking soda, 2 tsp baking powder, 2 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp salt. Stir into pumpkin mixture.

Original recipe ("Paul's Pumpkin Bars") calls for a 10x15 jellyroll pan, but since I don't own one, I used two 8x8 Pyrex glass pans and it worked just the same. Pour mix into two (ungreased) pans.

Original recipe ("Paul's Pumpkin Bars") calls for a 10x15 jellyroll pan, but since I don't own one, I used two 8x8 Pyrex glass pans and it worked just the same. Pour mix into two (ungreased) pans.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Use a toothpick to test if it's fully done.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Use a toothpick to test if it's fully done.

Cream cheese frosting: mix the softened cream cheese (3oz) and softened butter (1/2 cup). Stir in 1 tsp vanilla. Gradually, stir in confectioners' sugar (2 cups), beating until mixture is smooth.

Cream cheese frosting: mix the softened cream cheese (3oz) and softened butter (1/2 cup). Stir in 1 tsp vanilla. Gradually, stir in confectioners' sugar (2 cups), beating until mixture is smooth.

Add frosting after cooling, and cut into squares. Enjoy!

Add frosting after cooling, and cut into squares. Enjoy!

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 and 2/3 cup sugar (white, granulated)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (15oz) can of pumpkin
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 (3oz) package of regular cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar