PUMPKIN SPICED BARS WITH CREAM CHEESE

 

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Ingredients

  • Bars:
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup butter, softened butter
  • 1 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pureed pumpkin
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • Frosting:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon milk

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In the bowl of your stand-type mixer and
  • with the paddle attachment, mix the eggs,
  • soften butter, sugar, pumpkin, and walnuts
  • together.
  • In another bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda,
  • baking powder, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and
  • ginger together.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients
  • and continue beating until combined.
  • Line a 13 x 9-inch pan with parchment paper
  • or grease and flour.
  • Pour the batter into the
  • pan and smooth until it is level.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack in the pan.
  • If you are
  • using parchment paper, grab the edges of the
  • paper and lift the cake onto cutting board.
  • Frost the cake.
  • Cut it into bars to serve.
  • Frosting:
  • Beat the cream cheese in small bowl until it is
  • fluffy.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar.
  • Beat in enough milk to reach the desired
  • spreading consistency.

Notes

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