Pumpkin Cake Bars w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Sarah Farrand

By
@coverats

These simple, moist, delicious bars will fill your home with the smells of fall baking! They are perfect for breakfast or dessert, with or without the frosting!


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Serves:

20 or more

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE BARS

4
eggs
1/2 c
applesauce, unsweetened
1/2 c
canola oil
15 oz
pumpkin, canned
2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
pumpkin pie spice (more if you'd like)

FROSTING

6 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
6 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1 tsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
3 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease jelly roll pan. Set aside.
2
Beat first 4 ingredients to combine. Mix together dry and add to the wet, stirring to thoroughly combine.
Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes.
3
While baking, beat all frosting ingredients together. If you desire a thinner frosting, reduce the cream cheese to 4oz and the powdered sugar to 2 cups. Frost cake when slightly warm, and enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids