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Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Bars Frosting

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 2/3 C. sugar
  • 1 C. vegetable oil
  • 2 C. (16 oz.) pumpkin
  • 2 C. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 C. soft butter or margarine
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 1/2 C. powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Cream eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin. Beat until fluffy.
  3. Stir in dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Spread in an ungreased jelly roll pan.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.
  6. When cooled, make the frosting as follows.
  7. Mix cream cheese and butter.
  8. Stir in vanilla.
  9. Add powdered sugar, a little at a time.
  10. Beat well and frost.

Note: I like to have this as a birthday cake. To do this, we bake it as instructed in a jelly roll pan and then cut that in half to make two smaller rectangles. Then we make a two-layer cake out of it with frosting in the middle and all around. So yummy.