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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mema
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
BARS:
2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 15-ounce can solid pack pumpkin
4 large eggs
3/4 cup vegetable oil

FROSTING:
6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter, room temperature

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350. Grease 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch baking sheet. Stir first 8 ingredients in large bowl to blend. Add pumpkin, eggs and oil and beat until blended. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool in pan on rack.

For frosting, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and butter in medium bowl to blend. Spread frosting over cake in thin layer. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Refrigerate until cold, then cover and keep refrigerated.) Cut cake into bars and serve.

 

 

 

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