Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

By ragamuffinrecipes

These bars are adapted from the cookbook Applehood Motherpie and they are the most deliciously moist, fantastic cake bars with cream cheese frosting you will ever have. ever.

  • 15 oz can of pureed pumpkin

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ⅔ cup sugar

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cup flour

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp baking soda


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. With an electric mixer, beat eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin in a medium bowl. Add flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and baking soda and beat until smooth and thoroughly blended.

  2. Spread mixture evenly onto an ungreased pan. And based on the size, you can bake accordingly: 10 x 15 x 1 inch pan- bake for 20-25 minutes, 9 x 13 x 2 inch or 10 x 13 x 2 inch pan- bake for 25-30 minutes

Ingredients for the Frosting:

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup stick butter, softened

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 cup confectioners' sugar


  1. For the frosting, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Slowly add confectioners sugar a little at a time, beating until mixture is smooth. Spread evenly on top of the cooled bars. Cut into squares.

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