Pumpkin Carrot Cream Cheese Bars

Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

I was experimenting today and came up with this moist and delicious treat.

The thin cheesecake-like layer on top compliments the cake very well.

:-)


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Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FILLING

2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/8 tsp
cloves
pinch
nutmeg
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
butter, softened
3 large
eggs
1 can(s)
pumpkin (15 oz)
1 c
carrots, finely shredded

TOPPING LAYER

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1 large
egg

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non stick spray.

2Filling: In small bowl, combine flour, salt, spices, baking powder and baking soda.

3In larger bowl, beat 1 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar and butter. Add eggs, pumpkin and carrots and mix.

4Add flour mixture and mix until well blended. Spread into pan.

5Topping: Mix together cream cheese, sugar and egg until blended. Pour on top of pumpkin mixture and spread with spatula until thinly covered.

6Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American