Pumpkin Raisin Bars Recipe

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PUMPKIN RAISIN BARS

Mary-Ann D'Antonio

By
@learnnewthings24

These bars smell so good when baking because of the spices. This was a cake and I changed it over to make bars because I was looking for finger foods for a party. My Mom always made this cake around the Christmas Holidays because she said it made the house smell good.

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Serves:
48 bars or a 13" x 9" cake (note longer baking for cake - 40 to 50 minutes
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
2 c
sugar or sugar substitute
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 c
oil (i use corn oil)
4
eggs
1 can(s)
15 oz can - (2) cups pumpkin
1/2 c
chopped nuts (nuts can be left out if anyone has an allergy)
1/2 c
raisins

FROSTING

1/3 c
margarine or butter, softened
1
3 oz pkg. of cream cheese, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Heat over to 350 degrees.
2Grease 15" x 10" x 1" baking pan.
3In a large bowl combine all bar ingredients except nuts and raisins.
4Beat on low speed until moistened.
5Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
6Stir in nuts and raisins.
7Pour into greased pan.
8Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. COOL COMPLETELY.
9In a smaller bowl, combine all frosting ingredients and beat until smooth.
10Frost cooled bars and store in refrigerator. Makes 48 bars.
11If you would like, you can make a 13" x 9" Pumpkin Raisin Cake. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy