Pumpkin-Spice Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 50 min total time
  • 18 ingredients
  • 49 servings

Ingredients

Bars

4
eggs
2
cups granulated sugar
1
cup vegetable oil
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1
cup raisins, if desired

Cream Cheese Frosting

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
to 3 teaspoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, granulated sugar, oil and pumpkin with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Stir in raisins. Spread in pan.
  3. 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and bars spring back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth and spreadable. Spreading frosting over bars. Sprinkle with walnuts. For bars, cut into 7 rows by 7 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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