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...


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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.
2
Stir in the melted butter, until well incorporated.
3
Pour into prepared dish and bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
4
Cool completely on cooking rack.
5
While 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.
6
Sprinkle with nuts and enjoy!

About this Recipe

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