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Pumpkin Bars!

by Susan Kennedy

Recipe found on allrecipes.com

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 4eggs

  • 1  15  ounce can pumpkin

  • 1 2/3 cups sugar

  • 1 cup cooking oil

  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)

  • 1 recipe Recipe Cream Cheese Frosting (see recipe below)

  • Pecan halves (optional)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1  3  ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted 

    Directions:

    1.In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In a large mixing bowl beat together eggs, pumpkin, sugar, and oil. Add the flour mixture; beat until well combined. Stir in chopped pecans, if desired.

    2.Spread batter in an ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting. Top with pecan halves, if desired. Cut into squares. Store in refrigerator. Makes 24 bars.

    Cream Cheese Frosting

    1.In a medium bowl beat together cream cheese, butter or margarine, and vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth.

    ENJOY!! :)