Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Pumpkin Bars


2 dozen



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4 large eggs

1-2/3 cups sugar

1 cup canola oil

1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin


2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt


6 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 cups confectioners' sugar

1/4 cup butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 to 2 tablespoons whole milk


PREHEAT: Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

1. In a bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until well blended.

2. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well.

3. Pour into an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.

For icing, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, butter and vanilla in a small bowl. Add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Spread over bars. Store in the refrigerator.

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