Spicy Pumpkin Bars

For a Halloween party, Thanksgiving dessert or any autumn occasion, you can’t miss with these moist bars.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Bars

2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/2
cup apple juice
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
eggs

Frosting

1
container (16 oz) cream cheese creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat bar ingredients on low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Spread frosting over cooled bars. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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