1⅔ 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 Cream Cheese, softened
½ Cup Butter or Margarine, softened
2 Cups Sifted Confectioner's Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Preheat oven to 350º.
Using an electric mixer at medium speed, combine 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 13x10 inch baking pan and bake for 30 minutes. Let cool completely before frosting. Cut into bars.
Icing: Combine cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl and mix until smooth. Add sugar and mix at low speed until combined. Stir in the vanilla and mix again. Spread on cooled pumpkin bars.