Saturday, September 26, 2009

Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Ingredients
    2 cups Bisquick
    1/2 cup oil
    1 (16 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
    4 eggs, beaten
    2 teaspoons cinnamon (2 teaspoons cinnamon plus Pampered Chef, Recipezaar has a mock pampered chef cinnamon plus recipe)
    4 ounces cream cheese, softened
    1/3 cup butter, softened
    1 tablespoon milk
    1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    2 cups powdered sugar

  • Directions
    1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2 Beat, oil, pumpkin, eggs and cinnamon mixture on medium speed for 1 minute.
    3 Stir in Bisquick and continue mixing at medium speed until smooth.
    4 Pour batter into a jelly roll pan or bar pan or 13 x 9" pan and bake for 23-26 minutes.
    5 Let cool completely before frosting.
    6 While bars are baking, cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla together until well blended.
    7 Slowly add powdered sugar until well blended.
    8 Store in the refrigerator until you are ready to frost your pumpkin bars.
    9 Let sit out at room temperature for 10 minutes before frosting.
    10 Can also be used to make pumpkin muffins/cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.

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