Pumpkin Spiced Bars With Cream Cheese
CATEGORIES
Bar 
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
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of your stand-type mixer and
  3. with the paddle attachment, mix the eggs,
  4. soften butter, sugar, pumpkin, and walnuts
  5. together.
  6. In another bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda,
  7. baking powder, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and
  8. ginger together.
  9. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients
  10. and continue beating until combined.
  11. Line a 13 x 9-inch pan with parchment paper
  12. or grease and flour.
  13. Pour the batter into the
  14. pan and smooth until it is level.
  15. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  16. Cool on a wire rack in the pan.
  17. If you are
  18. using parchment paper, grab the edges of the
  19. paper and lift the cake onto cutting board.
  20. Frost the cake.
  21. Cut it into bars to serve.
  22. Frosting:
  23. Beat the cream cheese in small bowl until it is
  24. fluffy.
  25. Add the vanilla.
  26. Gradually add the powdered sugar.
  27. Beat in enough milk to reach the desired
  28. spreading consistency.