Make These Yummy Pumpkin Bars!

Submitted by Maria McCabe

Ingredients:
4 eggs
1 2/3 c brown sugar
1 c vegetable oil
15 oz can pumpkin
2 c sifted all-purpose flour
2 t baking powder
2 t ground cinnamon
1 t salt
1 t baking soda

Icing Ingredients:
8 oz package cream cheese, softened
1/2 c butter, softened
2 c sifted powdered sugar
1 t vanilla

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Using an electric mixer at medium speed, combine eggs, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy. Stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda in a separate bowl. Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and mix at low speed until thoroughly combined and the batter is smooth. Spread the batter into a greased 9×13″ baking pan. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick in the cneter comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting. To make icing, combine the cream cheese and butter and beat until smooth with an electric mixer. Add the sugar and mix at a low speed until combined. Stir in vanilla and mix again. Spread over the top of the baked pumpkin mixture. Cut into bars and serve.

Category: Dessert
Serves: 24
Nutritional Information:    
Calories:299
Fat: 8.0 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Protein:3.0 g

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