Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

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"What could be more appropriate for a Halloween treat than Pumpkin Bars? Actually, they're a hit with my family anytime of the year."
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  1. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Pour into an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes. Cool completely.
  2. For icing, beat cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla in a small mixing bowl. Add enough of the milk to achieve desired spreading consistency. Spread over bars.

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Everyone seemed to be a little disappointed about how "cake-like" this recipe turned out, so I made a few adjustments: I used 3 eggs instead of 4, brown sugar instead of white, 1/2 tsp of baking...

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Easy to make. Good texture. I would cut the spices in half to let the pumpkin shine through.

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Everyone seemed to be a little disappointed about how "cake-like" this recipe turned out, so I made a few adjustments: I used 3 eggs instead of 4, brown sugar instead of white, 1/2 tsp of baking...

Mine turned out great!! Used applesauce instead of oil.

They are kind of cake-like, but I didn't think of that as a bad thing. I thought these bars had the perfect balance of pumpkin, spices, and sugar.

YUM! I also made some modifications to lower the glycemic value of this recipe. I did 1/2 of the amount of sugar with brown, and 1/2 white- next time I might try substituting some honey. I us...

These were great! Everyone that tried them loved them. Just be sure to refrigerate them or, they'll get too soft. Brenda, thanks for sharing this recipe.

This was fantastic! I do a ton of baking and have my family memebers each rate new recipes when I try them. This recipe was voted the very favorite by every single family member! Will definately...

LOVE this recipe! I also added 1/8 tsp. of ground cloves and nutmeg.... it added a little something.

Very easy, and I do not recommend the 9x13 pan. I used that size and the middle isn't done, but the outsides are... And the outsides taste really good! Next time I'll use the pan size recommen...

We all thought these were great. My 15yr. old son ate half the pan, and he usually is fussy. Love the frosting, might add a bit more frosting next time. We like frosting. Make them, you can't go...

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