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Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

25 Minutes


18 Servings



About the Recipe

Pumpkin Cake Bars are a delicious fall treat with a light and fluffy pumpkin spice cake mix topped with decadent cream cheese frosting!


  • 4 large eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 15 oz. can pumpkin puree

  • 2 cups flour

  • 2 tsp. baking powder

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves

  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 c. butter softened

  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened

  • 4 c. powdered sugar

  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1/3 c. milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the eggs, oil, sugar, and pumpkin.

  3. Add the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture and mix until well combined.

  4. Pour into a greased and floured half sheet pan (12"x18").

  5. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. Cool.

  6. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and continue beating until smooth. Spread evenly over the cooled bars. Recipe and Photo Credit: Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting (

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