Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Moist and tender, warmly spiced pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting are the ultimate fall dessert! They're loaded with pumpkin spice flavor, slathered in a creamy homemade icing, and ready for the oven with just 15 minutes of prep. Whether you serve the squares at a Halloween party, on a Thanksgiving buffet, or as a simple snack with a warm mug of cider, this easy pumpkin bars recipe is truly the best!

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For the Bars:
4 eggs
1 2/3 c granulated sugar
1 c vegetable oil
15 oz canned pumpkin puree
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1/4 t ground cloves
1/4 t allspice
1/4 t ground ginger
1 t vanilla extract
For the Frosting:
8 oz cream cheese
1/4 c salted butter
2 1/2 c powdered sugar
1 t vanilla extract
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 10 x 15-inch jelly roll pan or line with parchment (see the notes below for a different size pan). Set aside.

    PREPARE THE BARS:

Nutritions

Calories
246

Sodium
238mg
9% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV