Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

These Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect treat for fall. They’re moist, flavorful, and topped with a creamy frosting that perfectly complements the pumpkin spice flavor. Whether you’re looking for a dessert to impress at a gathering or simply craving a taste of autumn, these bars are sure to delight your taste buds.

Ingredients:

For the bars:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the frosting:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, granulated sugar, brown sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  8. To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth and creamy.
  9. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract, beating until smooth and spreadable.
  10. Spread the frosting over the cooled pumpkin bars.
  11. Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy the delicious taste of fall in every bite!

These Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are a delightful way to enjoy the flavors of autumn. Whether you’re serving them at a gathering or enjoying them at home, they’re sure to be a hit with everyone.

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