Pumpkin Bars for our fall tea at the Captain Freeman
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 24 bars
This dessert pairs perfectly with fresh apple cider.
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1⅔ cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 15 ounce can pumpkin
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Using an electric or stand mixer at medium speed combine the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and mix at low speed until thoroughly combined and the batter is smooth. Spread the batter in a greased 13 x 10 inch baking pan. Let cool before frosting.
  3. Combine the cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the sugar and mix at low speed until combined. Stir in the vanilla and mix well. Spread on cooled pumpkin bars.
Recipe by Captain Freeman Inn at https://www.captainfreemaninn.com/2016/09/29/pumpkin-bars-fall-tea-captain-freeman/