Savory Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

October 23, 2012 — 2 Comments

A Fall dessert that smells and tastes wonderful.  This is one of our family’s favorites.


Pumpkin Bars

4 eggs                                1 teaspoon baking soda

1 15 oz. can pumpkin           1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup oil                              2 teaspoons cinnamon

2 cups flour                         2 teaspoons baking powder

2 cups sugar


– Preheat oven to 350°

– Mix eggs, pumpkin, and oil in large bowl (wet mixture).  Set aside.

– Sift all dry ingredients into a separate large bowl.  Combine.

– Slowly add dry ingredients to wet mixture.  Mix well.

– Pour into 2 greased and floured 9×13 cake pans.

– Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.

– Cool completely.


Cream Cheese Frosting

4 ounces cream cheese           1 teaspoon vanilla

6 tablespoons real butter          1 3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon milk


– Combine and mix cream cheese, butter, milk, and vanilla.

– Slowly add powdered sugar to other ingredients.

– Mix into a creamy frosting.

– After bars are cooled, frost.

– Refrigerate leftovers.


Recipe from my amazing mother-in-law, Darlene Johnson.

@2012 Connie Davis Johnson



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