Pumpkin Pecan Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin Pecan Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin bars, cut on a white platter topped with cream cheese frosting, two pecan halves each, and a sprinkle of cinnamon

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Recipe Data

24
Servings
25min
Prep
1hr
Total

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    Time to hit the dessert table! These pumpkin bars are topped with a healthy dose of cream cheese frosting and sprinkled with pecans to add a delightful crunch.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 24
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    Pumpkin Bars
    4Hy-Vee large eggs, lightly beaten
    2 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    1 c.Hy-Vee canola oil
    1(15 oz) can Hy-Vee pumpkin
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee cinnamon
    2 c.Hy-Vee flour
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee baking powder
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee baking soda
    1 c.chopped Hy-Vee pecans
    Cream cheese frosting
    1(8 oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened
    ½ c.Hy-Vee margarine, softened
    3 ½ c.Hy-Vee powdered sugar
    2 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    Hy-Vee pecan halves, optional
    Hy-Vee ground cinnamon, optional

    Things To Grab

    • 10-by-15-inch jelly-roll pan
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Large bowl
    • Toothpick
    • Electric mixer

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 10-by-15-inch jelly-roll pan; set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar, oil, pumpkin and cinnamon.
    3. Add flour, baking powder and baking soda; stir until smooth. Stir in chopped pecans.
    4. Pour into prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool bars completely.
    5. With a mixer, beat together cream cheese, margarine, powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread frosting over cooled bars. Garnish with halved pecans and additional cinnamon, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    370 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 20g
    • Cholesterol: 40mg
    • Sodium: 160mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 45g
    • Protein: 3g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 50%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

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