Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

These make a wonderful addition to the Thanksgiving dessert table.



Category: Desserts


Bar Ingredients

4 Oakdell Omega-3 Brown Eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin (plain)
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup pecan halves, or coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

Frosting Ingredients

8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. MIX flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and nutmeg in medium bowl.
  2. BEAT pumpkin, granulated sugar, oil and eggs in mixer bowl on low speed until blended. Gradually ADD flour mixture, beating until batter is smooth. SPREAD in greased 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan.
  3. BAKE in 350°F oven until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. COOL completely in pan on wire rack.
  4. FROST pumpkin bars; garnish with pecans. Cut into 36 squares, about 2 x 2 inches each.

Recipe notes

Recipe is courtesy of www.incredibleegg.org