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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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

Kerry Rhymer
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008


4 eggs
1 2/3 cup sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
15 oz can pumpkin
2 cup flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda

8 oz soft cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
2 cups powder sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350. Using an electric mixer at medium combine eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin until fluffy. Stir flour, powder, salt. Add dry mixture to wet mixture at low speed. Make sure batter is smooth. Spread batter onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool then add icing.

Icing: Combine cream cheese and butter in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Add sugar and mix at low. Stir in vanilla and mix again. Spread on to cooled bars.




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