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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Bars, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dept. 0018 -- Yvonne Petska
Added: Monday, January 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
BARS:
4 - eggs
2 c. - sugar
1 large can - prepared pumpkin
1 sticks - butter, melted
2 c. - all-purpose flour
2 tsp. - baking powder
1 tsp. - baking soda
tsp. - cinnamon

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
3 oz. - cream cheese, softened
c. - butter, softened
1 tsp. - vanilla
2 c. - powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix eggs, sugar, pumpkin and butter together. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon; add to batter. Pour batter into greased and floured jellyroll pan and bake for 35 minutes at 325. Test the middle with a toothpick. Sometimes it needs to bake longer. Cool in pan and frost.

FROSTING: Cream together the cream cheese and butter, stir in the vanilla, add the powdered sugar a little at a time beating well until mixture is smooth. Spread on cooled bars.

 

 

 

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