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

Directions Step-By-Step

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