Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: American
 
It's starting to feel like Fall and that means all things PUMPKIN!  These Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect Fall dessert!
What You Will Need
Pumpkin Bars
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 1⅔ Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 15 ounce can pure pumpkin, not filling
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened at room temp
  • 12 Tablespoons butter, softened at room temp
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons milk (more if needed)
  • 6 cups powdered sugar (unsifted)
What You Do
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until fluffy. Add dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda) to pumpkin mixture until fully combined.
  4. Spread batter in a greased 17x12 jelly roll pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.
  5. Cool completely.
Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. Combine cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and milk on medium speed. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating well after each addition until frosting is smooth. Add a bit more milk if icing is too thick. Icing should be thick, but spreadable.
  2. Spread icing over cooled bars.
Recipe by The Farmwife Crafts at https://www.farmwifecrafts.com/pumpkin-bars-with-cream-cheese-frosting/