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Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream Cheese Frosting, Easy Pumpkin Bars, Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pumpkin Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 Bars


For The Pumpkin Bars

  • 2 cups flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • cup vegetable oil

For The Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°

For The Pumpkin Bars

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, mix eggs, pumpkin, sugar, brown sugar and vegetable oil together and beat on low until light and fluffy.

  3. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined.

  4. Pour into an ungreased 10 x 15 jelly roll pan and bake for 27-30 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  5. Carefully remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool.

For The Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla together in a large bowl with an electric mixer.

  2. Gradually add powdered sugar and mix until combined.

  3. Frost pumpkin bars after they have cooled completely and cut into desired size.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Allrecipes