Pumpkin Apple Bars 2 By Freda

FREDA GABLE

By
@cookin4me

Ever ran out of an Ingredient that You usually put into something and it turned out awesomely Good?? This is one. I usually add Raisins in my Pumpkin bars, So I had apples and Used them Yummmy good .
This is 2nd to the other apple Bars I make. If No Apples I use Raisins.
These have a lot of Ginger in these but the flavor and smell when these are Baking will fill your House and your Neighbors too.


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Serves:

48 Bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

APPLE PUMPKIN BARS

2 Cup
all purpose flour
1 1/2 Cups
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/8-1/4 C
ginger
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
baking pdr
1 tsp
soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 Cup
cooking oil
1/2 Cup
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 (15oz)
can pumpkin ( not the pumpkin pie mix)
2 Lg
eggs beaten
2 Cups
fresh apples (diced & chopped)

FROSTING . . WITH CREAM CHEESE

1 (30z)
pkg cream cheese, softened at room temp.
2 Tbs
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
good vanilla extract
3 Cups
pdr sugar
2 tbs
milk
add a little ground nutmeg if desired. for added flavor

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat Oven @ 350.
Grease and flour 10 X 15 X 1" pan or use Cooking spray & lightly flour.
2
In Large Bowl, Mix Beat all the Bar Ingredients, (except apples.)Beat on Med. Speed about 2-3 min.
Now add apples and fold into mix.
Spread into Baking pan.
3
Bake 20-30 min til toothpick tested comes out clean.
Cool Completely, approx 1 hr. before frosting.
4
FROSTING:

in a small bowl beat cream cheese with the butter, until blended well.
add vanilla,
add pdr sugar 1 cup at a time beat on Low til mixed well,
add 1 tsp milk at a time mix til smooth & spreadable.
Frost your Cooled Bars.
sprinkle with the Nutmeg.
Place in refer about 30 Min. for frosting to set.
cut into bars cut 6 X 8 rows to make 48 small bars.
Store in the refer if they last that long.
Topping suggestions:
Candy corn, Mini pumpkin candies, Sprinkle of chopped Nuts or pecans. orange mini chips or halloween picks.
Enjoy.