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Frosted Pumpkin Bars

No recipe image available.Classic, moist pumpkin bars topped with cream cheese frosting.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 tablespoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil
1 (16-ounce) can pumpkin
4 large eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Cream Cheese Frosting:
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 17 x 11 x 1-inch pan and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, and set aside.
  3. Cream together the oil, pumpkin, eggs, sugar, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. Stir in flour mixture, mixing well. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
  5. For Cream Cheese Frosting: Cream together the cream cheese, butter and vanilla together. Slowly add the powdered sugar and milk. Add a few drops more milk, if needed for spreading consistency.

Makes 48 bars.