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Pumpkin Bars Recipe

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Laurice Larsen


2 C. Flour
1 C. Sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
tsp. ground cloves
4 beaten eggs
1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin*
1 C. cooking oil

2 (3oz.) packages cream cheese
2 tsp. vanilla
C. softened butter or margarine
4 to 4 C. sifted powdered sugar

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, soda, salt and cloves. Stir in eggs, pumpkin, and cooking oil until thoroughly combined. Spread batter into an ungreased 15x10x1 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting. Cut into bars. Makes 48 bars.

Cream Cheese Frosting
In a bowl, beat together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar, beating well. Gradually beat in enough remaining powdered sugar to make frosting of spreading consistency.

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Personal Notes:
*Make sure to use just Pumpkin, not Pumpkin Pie Filling, which has a lot of other things added to it.




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