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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Bars, by , is from The Madson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marcy Madson
Added: Monday, April 21, 2008


2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
2 c. pumpkin
2 t. baking powder
4 eggs, beaten
1 t. baking soda
3/4 c. melted butter
1/2 t. cinnamon

1 c. chopped pecans

3 c. sifted powdered sugar
1 t. milk
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 t. vanilla
1/4 c. plus 2 T. butter

Combine sugar, pumpkin, eggs and butter; mix well. Combine dry ingredients with above mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans. Pour onto greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 325 for 25-35 min. until a toothpick comes out clean.
Combine frosting ingredients and beat until smooth. Spread on cooled bars.




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