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The Halloween Project Week One Pu:mpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

5 from 20 reviews

Cake-like pumpkin bars topped with a decadent cream cheese frosting!

Ingredients

For bars:

Icing:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Lightly grease a 15 x 10 inch (jelly roll) pan.
  2. Stir flour, baking soda, spices and salt together and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin and eggs; beat till smooth. Add dry ingredients and mix till well combined. Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or till cake springs back when lightly touched in the middle or toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.
  5. Cool completely and frost. Garnish with candy pumpkins if desired.
  6. To make icing: beat all ingredients together till smooth.

Notes

These freeze beautifully.
You can make a half batch in an 8 x 8-inch pan, but start checking for doneness at the 20-minute mark.