PUMPKIN BARS all time Favorite By Freda

FREDA GABLE

By
@cookin4me

These Bars were "my Kids all time Favorite". I got this recipe from a gal in a small Mid West town in Illinois, in the 70's.
These can be made Plain or with raisins, dates and or nuts.

They make a large pan of 1 X 3" bars.


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Serves:

48 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

ALL TIME FAVORITE PUMPKIN BARS

COMBINE WET INGREDIENTS IN LARGE BOWL.

2 Cups
sugar
4 lg
eggs
1 Cup
veg. oil
1 can
16 oz pumpkin, ( not pumpkin pie filling)

IN SEPERATE BOWL COMBINE DRY INGREDIENTS

2 Cups
flour
1 tsp
baking pdr
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
cinnamon
dash of salt
1 C ea
nust and raisins blended with 1 tbs flour optional

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1/4 Cup
butter
8 oz Pkg
cream cheese softened @ room temp
1 lb
pdr sugar
2 tsp
vanilla
1-2 tsp
milk . . as needed to consistency

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat Oven @ 350
grease and flour 10 X 15 pan
2
Mix all wet ingredients for Bars in bowl,
Measure all Dry ingredients in seperate bowl, add to wet ingredients stir only til blended do not over beat.
Add Nuts and Raisens if desired and just fold in to batter. DO NOT OVER BEAT.
3
Pour into Jelly roll pan with an edge. Spread.
Bake 35-40 min @ 350 or til toothpick comes out clean. . . Cool well before frosting
4
As cake cools, Mix Frosting; blend Butter, Cream cheese,Sugar and Vanilla.
Spread on cooled Pumpkin bars, Top with Chopped Nuts if desired.
Slice 6 X 8 slices to make 48 bars.

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