I've made this 3 times this week. First time, I followed it exactly, and it did come out more like a cake. 2nd time I used 3/4 can of unsweetended applesauce in place of oil, didn't make a huge difference in terms of texture. 3rd time I used only 3 eggs, 3/4 can of unswtnd applesauce in place of oil, 1/2 tsp of baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder. It came out fantastic! (I think when people think of bars, they expect a cookie bar, which is not what you will get. However using the modifications of my 3rd try, it came out like a very dense bread...held together firmly enough to be called a bar in my opinion.) I also add Nutmeg and Ginger to the pumpkin mixture. I just keep tasting the batter and adding them til I get the flavor I enjoy. For another tip, I use a 12x16 cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper. Done in 27 minutes for me. Once it has cooled, but still a little warm, I lift both ends of the paper, flip it over onto the sheet, peel the paper off in one piece, then flip it over again onto my sheet. (If you let it cool completely, the paper will not come off all at once.) Now the icing, it has not turned out at all. It's more like a glaze that never sets, which makes them incredibly messy to eat. I've even tried putting them in the fridge for a few hours, and the "icing" just drips off when you pick one up. No one else has complained about the icing, so it must be me. (I tried using the recipe for Cream Cheese Frosting too and had the same problem. I added 1/2 container o
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I've made this 3 times this week. First time, I followed it exactly, and it did come out more...