{Papa's Pumpkin Spice Bars}

Monday, March 01, 2010

My dad has always loved to bake. And he's incredibly good at it too. If you want to make a crowd pleasing dessert, this is it.

Bar Ingredients:
4 eggs (room temp)
2 cups of flour
1 can of pumpkin (15 oz)
2 cups sugar
1 cup canola oil
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cloves

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:

3 oz cream cheese (room temp)
1/3 cup butter (room temp)
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Cream eggs, pumpkin and oil. Add dry ingredients. Beat until smooth. Pour into a greased 11 x 15 metal pan. Bake for 25/30 minutes at 350° and let cool.

Combine cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar into a medium bowl. Mix well until smooth. Poor over bars and let frosting "set up" before covering with plastic wrap or foil. Cut into squares / bars as needed.


Kelly's Adventures said...

Hey thanks for posting so many great recipes I have tried them out and they are awesome this one is next on the list, and a friend of mine is making baked goods every week to send her Husband and troops in Iraq and I sent her your recipes.

We were wondering though, Large or small can of Pumpkin

Today's Letters said...

kelly, so glad you've enjoyed the recipes! large can - i think it's 14.5 oz? lemme know how they turn out! xoxo

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