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pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Pumpkin Bars

  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 3 eggs
  • cup sugar
  • ¾ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon salt

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 350°F
  • In a large bowl mix together the pumpkin, sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla extract
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder
  • Combine the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well until smooth. Do not over mix
  • Pour the batter into a pan and spread out evenly
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until done. You can poke a toothpick in the middle to see if it comes out clean and you'll know it's done. Let the pumpkin bars cool.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • In a bowl add the cream cheese, heavy cream, butter, and vanilla until combined with a hand mixer
  • Add powdered sugar cup by cup until you reach your desired consistency and taste
  • Spread cream cheese frosting on top of pumpkin bars, cut and serve

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Keyword cream cheese frosting, pumpkin