Pumpkin Cake Bars w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

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Sarah Farrand

By
@coverats

These simple, moist, delicious bars will fill your home with the smells of fall baking! They are perfect for breakfast or dessert, with or without the frosting!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
20 or more
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CAKE BARS

  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 15 oz
    pumpkin, canned
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    pumpkin pie spice (more if you'd like)
  • FROSTING

  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Pumpkin Cake Bars w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease jelly roll pan. Set aside.
  2. Beat first 4 ingredients to combine. Mix together dry and add to the wet, stirring to thoroughly combine.
    Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes.
  3. While baking, beat all frosting ingredients together. If you desire a thinner frosting, reduce the cream cheese to 4oz and the powdered sugar to 2 cups. Frost cake when slightly warm, and enjoy!!

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About Pumpkin Cake Bars w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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