Pumpkin Bars II

Pumpkin Bars II


"This makes a great dessert to bring to a potluck. I've brought it to several and there never is any leftovers."


servings 637 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 637 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 32.7 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 83.5g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 789 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl combine the pumpkin, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and sugar.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Using an electric mixer, slowly add the oil, eggs and pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture.
  4. Mix and pour into greased 17 x 11 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 - 25 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
  5. To make Frosting: Cream the cream cheese, 9 tablespoons butter, vanilla together. Slowly add the confectioners' sugar and milk.
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  1. 48 Ratings


this recipe is similar to one I got out of a better homes and garden cook book except the seasoning. there should only be 2 tsp of baking soda and powder. Not tbsp. I also cheated and used a ...

I love these bars. I decided to use 1 c. white sugar and 1 c. brown sugar instead of the 2 c. white sugar in the recipe. It turned out great. I like the depth of flavor the brown sugar added ...

This recipe is tasty, and my 5 year old liked to help with the mixing. But it has a slightly chemical-like taste. I think it is from the large amounts of baking powder and baking soda the reci...

I found this exact same recipe but it used teaspoons of baking powder and soda instead of tablespoons - wondering if the tablesppons are a typo?

The bars tasted great. I read the previous reviews and changed the baking powder and baking soda amounts to teaspoons instead of tablespoons. I baked the bars in a sheet cake pan and they came o...

Fantastic! Few changes: Used 1 c brown sugar and 1 c white. Used 1/2 c veg oil and 1/2 c evaporated milk. 1 1/2 tspn cinnamon, 1 tspn nutmeg, and 1 tspn ginger. Also, teaspoons on the bakin...

The taste of Baking Powder & Soda was over the top. Terrible. There is a much better recipe with only a teaspoon of it--where this recipe calls for a tabelspoon.

EVERYONE loves these bars, they've made me famous. People always ask me to make these or ask for the recipe on a regular basis. Even people that don't usually like pumpkin desserts, love these b...

Taking cues from people above --thanks! :) -- I swapped out the cinnamon for an extra 1.5 tsp pumpkin pie spice, substituted a 1/2 c white sugar and 1/2 (or maybe 1, I forget) cup brown sugar f...