The Best Pumpkin Bars

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I don't know about anyone else, but I love using pumpkin year round...who says it has to be Thanksgiving to enjoy a tasty pumpkin treat...I have made this recipe for years and had misplaced it...finally found it again, it was given to my by my sister, yet I tweaked it some...it sure is a good one! Sooooo moist...

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 - 16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

2 c
brown sugar
3
eggs
1 c
pumpkin puree , not pumpkin pie mix
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
flour
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 c
melted, butter

FROSTING

1 - 8 oz
softened cream cheese
1/2 c
softened, butter
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
maple syrup
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans - optional

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray...I use bakers secret.

In a large bowl, whisk together, brown sugar, eggs, flour, soda, baking powder, cinnamon and ginger. Make sure everything is well blended.
2Stir in the melted butter, until well incorporated.
3Pour into prepared dish and bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
4Cool completely on cooking rack.
5While cake cools, make frosting.

Mix the cream cheese and butter together until fluffy. Mix in the rest of the ingredients, all but the pecans and spread on cooled cake.
6Sprinkle with nuts and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy