Pumpkin Bars

dsc_0081What to make: Pumpkin bars

Why make them: They’re easier than pie, but just as tasty!

When to make them: Year-round – when isn’t a good time for a sweet pumpkin treat?


How to make them:


1 15-oz can of Farmer’s Market Organic Pumpkin

1 2/3 cup granulated sugar

1 cup cooking oil

2 cups flour

1 tbsp Cinnamon

1/4 tsp ginger

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground cloves


1/2 cup margarine or butter

3 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 tsp vanilla

2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease cookie sheet.
  2. Beat together pumpkin and sugar.
  3. Add the remaining bar ingredients.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out of the bar clean.
  5. Mix together frosting ingredients in a large bowl.
  6. Allow the bar to cool for 20-30 minutes before frosting.
  7. Enjoy!

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