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Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars


Ingredients
4 eggs
1 2/3 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
15 ounce can (or just under 2 cups) pumpkin puree
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2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Directions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- In a medium bowl, mix the eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir into the pumpkin mixture until thoroughly combined.
- Spread the batter evenly into an ungreased 10x15 inch jellyroll pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in preheated oven. Cool before frosting.



Frosting
1/2 cup softened butter
3 ozs. softened cream cheese
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
About 3/4 cup toasted chopped pecans or sliced almonds
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- To make the frosting, cream together the cream cheese and butter. Stir in vanilla. Add confectioners' sugar a little at a time, beating until mixture is smooth. Spread evenly on top of the cooled bars. Cut into squares.

- Just before serving, sprinkle chopped nuts on top.


Pumpkin Bars
Nutrition Information
Pumpkin Bars
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 7072.00
Calories from Fat 3564.00
Total Fat
404.4g
Saturated Fat
99.4g
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1205.0mg
Sodium
5144.0mg
Total Carbohydrate
811.1g
Dietary Fiber
24.8g
Sugars
574.1g
Protein
77.8g
Vitamin A 596%
Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 50%
Iron 120%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

* Cut amount of salt in half to reduce sodium to 3981.5mg
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Did you know...
Pumpkins

  • There are 26 calories in 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of pumpkin.
  • Pumpkins are packed with nutrients, especially vitamin A ( 3.5 ounces contain 100% of the recommended daily value). Pumpkins also have moderate amounts of many other important compounds, including copper, iron, B vitamins, folate, vitamin E, phosphorous and magnesium.
  • Pumpkin has been connected to a number of health benefits, such as the ability to reduce cancer, improve vision, protect cardiovascular health, boost immunity, increase fertility, improve bone mineral density, and aid weight loss, among others.