Perfect Pumpkin Bars
 
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Moist and flavorful, these cake-like bars are topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting. They are like a taste of autumn.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs or 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1⅔ cups sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Frosting:
  • 1 block cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. With an electric mixer, combine eggs, sugar, oil, applesauce, and pumpkin.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and combine.
  4. Pour into a greased 9 by 13 inch rectangular baking dish.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  6. To make the frosting, combine softened cream cheese, softened butter, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla.
  7. Mix with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  8. When cake is cooled, frost and cut into bars.
  9. Enjoy!
Recipe by My Family Thyme at https://myfamilythyme.com/perfect-pumpkin-bars-2/