PERFECT PUMPKIN BARS

Peggi Anne Tebben

By
@cookiequeen

I have made Christmas boxes of goodies & candies for about 30 years & this is one of my favorites to put in it.


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Serves:

1 large cake pan

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 c
canola oil
1 (16 oz.) can(s)
pumpkin (2 cups)
4
eggs

FROSTING

2 c
powdered sugar
1/3 c
butter, softened
1 (3 oz. ) pkg
cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350°.
2
Grease 15x10x1" baking pan.
3
In large bowl, combine all bar ingredients; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
4
Pour into greased pan.
5
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutesor until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Cool completely.
7
In small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost cooled bars. Cut into bars. Store in fridge.
8
Sprinkle the top lightly with some nutmeg , cloves & cinnamon mixed, for color. It won't take much, so don't over-do it.
9
Note: Sometimes I make these thicker like a cake, as above. May need 2 batches to accomplish this.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American