PUMPKIN SPICE BARS
- 1 pkg. spice cake mix
- 16 oz. cooked or canned pumpkin
- 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 lb. confectioners sugar
- 1 C flaked coconut, lightly toasted
- 1/2 C vegetable or canola oil
- 4 large eggs
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. Grease a jelly roll pan (large baking sheet with a small edge all the way around).
In a large bowl using a mixer, at low speed blend cake mix with salad oil, eggs, and pumpkin.
Blend until moistened.
Then mix at
medium speed for 2 minutes.
Pour into prepared pan;
bake until top
is firm to touch; about 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, at low speed beat cream cheese, vanilla and cinnamon.
Add confectioners sugar; beat until smooth. spread evenly over
completely cooled cake.
Sprinkle with toasted coconut.
To serve, cut in 2 inch bars.