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Pumpkin Bars and Cream Cheese Frosting

It's a crowd pleaser. It's and delicious so easy to prepare.


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 small can of pumpkin
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  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup of nuts (optional)
  • cream cheese frosting
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 3/4 stick of butter
  • 3 cups of confectionary sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp. of milk


Mix all together by hand or with a mixer. Pour into a greased and floured jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.

When cool, frost with cream cheese frosting. Canned frosting works great.

Servings: 42
Time:20 minutes minutes preparation time
25 minutes minutes cooking time

Source: cooks.com, but I made my own changes

By Carolyn B. from Niagara Falls, NY

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November 18, 20100 found this helpful

How many ounces make a "small can". I want to try this Pumpkin Bars and Frosting recipe; just want to do it correctly. Thanks.

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November 19, 20100 found this helpful

Momodonna, I think that a small can of pumpkin is 15 oz. You could probably use a big can and only use half or make a double batch.

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November 17, 20100 found this helpful


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 1 can pumpkin (15 oz.)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg


  • 1 package cream cheese (large)
  • 3/4 stick butter
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


In a bowl, mix the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin together. Add the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg together and mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 12x18 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes. For frosting: Mix the cream cheese, butter and vanilla together and the powdered sugar last. Spread on cool bars.


By Robin from Washington, IA

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