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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Bars, by , is from HealthPartners Central Lab Cookbook 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Erickson
Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


4 eggs
1 c. oil
2 c. sugar
15 oz. pumpkin

2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
1 stick of butter
1 T. cream or milk
1 tsp. vanilla
4 c. powdered sugar

Mix together eggs, oil, sugar and pumpkin. Sift in the dry ingredients. Mix well and spread into a prepared 12 X 18 in. pan. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes.

Mix together the ingredients for the frosting until smooth. Spread onto cooled bars. Store in frig.




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