Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Servings 24 bars

Ingredients

  • For the bars:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • For the frosting:
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • For garnish:
  • Candy pumpkins

Instructions

  1. For the bars:
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line a 15"x10" sheet pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Place all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together. Add wet ingredients and stir until completely combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Let cool.
  4. For the frosting:
  5. Place cream cheese and butter in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer until creamy. Add vanilla. Gradually add sugar. Beat on low until combined, then turn up to medium and beat for about a minute. Frost cooled pumpkin bars. Decorate with candy pumpkins. Slice into 24 bars.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.