Pumpkin Bars with cream cheese frosting
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Wendy Gimpel

Aunt Winnie’s Pumpkin Bars

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 1 cup oil
  • Chopped nuts (optional)

Sift dry ingredients including sugar into a large bowl.

Add slightly beaten eggs, pumpkin, and oil. Mix.

Blend in nuts.

Bake in 2 greased and floured cake pans (9 x 13).

Serve plain or sprinkle with powder sugar or spread cooled cake with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Blend 3oz cream cheese (softened) with 3/4 stick butter, 1 tsp milk,

1 3/4 cup sifted powder sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla.

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