Pumpkin Carrot Cream Cheese Bars

3
Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

I was experimenting today and came up with this moist and delicious treat.

The thin cheesecake-like layer on top compliments the cake very well.

:-)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FILLING

2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/8 tsp
cloves
pinch
nutmeg
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
butter, softened
3 large
eggs
1 can(s)
pumpkin (15 oz)
1 c
carrots, finely shredded

TOPPING LAYER

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1 large
egg

How to Make Pumpkin Carrot Cream Cheese Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non stick spray.
  • 2Filling: In small bowl, combine flour, salt, spices, baking powder and baking soda.
  • 3In larger bowl, beat 1 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar and butter. Add eggs, pumpkin and carrots and mix.
  • 4Add flour mixture and mix until well blended. Spread into pan.
  • 5Topping: Mix together cream cheese, sugar and egg until blended. Pour on top of pumpkin mixture and spread with spatula until thinly covered.
  • 6Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

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About Pumpkin Carrot Cream Cheese Bars

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American