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Pumpkin Bars - Paula Dean Recipe

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Jona Smith
Added: Monday, December 8, 2008


4 eggs
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
15-ounce can pumpkin
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Using an electric mixer at medium speed, combine the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy.
Stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the
pumpkin mixture and mix at low speed until thoroughly combined and the batter is smooth. Spread the
batter into a greased 13 by 10-inch baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool completely before frosting.
Cut into bars.
To make the icing: Combine the cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until
smooth. Add the sugar and mix at low speed until combined. Stir in the vanilla and mix again. Spread on
cooled pumpkin bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 small 24 large
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Easy and good - Printed from FoodNetwork.com




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