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Recipe: Pumpkin Bars

Recipe: Pumpkin Bars


4 eggs
1 c. vegetable oil
2 c. sugar
1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon*
1/2 tsp. ginger*
1/2 tsp. ground cloves*
1/2 tsp. nutmeg*
4-ounces cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp. butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
2-1/4 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine first four ingredients in a large bowl. Using a wire whisk, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices; add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Pour into greased and floured jelly roll pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool. Beat together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract, gradually add powdered sugar. Frost cooled cake. Cut into bars.

* May substitute all these ingredients with 1 tablespoon and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice.

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Recipe: Date Orange Cookie Bars

Recipe: Date Orange Cookie Bars


FILLING:

1/2 c. dates, cut up
1 c. water
1/2 c. sugar
2 tbsp. flour
1 lb. 2 oz. pkg. orange slices, cut lengthwise in 3″ slices

Heat dates and water until soft. Mix sugar and flour and add to date mixture.

DOUGH:

3/4 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. soda
2 tbsp. water
1 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Spread half of dough in 9″x13″ pan. Cover with orange slices, spread date mixture over that. Put rest of dough on top (be careful not to get date mixture on top). Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.

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Recipe: Thanksgiving Pumpkin Dream Bars

Recipe: Thanksgiving Pumpkin Dream Bars


1/2 c. (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
1/3 c. sugar
1 c. Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 (16 oz.) can solid pack pumpkin
1/2 c. Karo light or dark corn syrup
2 tsp. cinnamon

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13×9 inch baking pan. Beat margarine and sugar until fluffy. Add combined oats and flour; mix well. Spread evenly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly. Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add remaining ingredients; mix until smooth. Pour over partially cooled crust. Bake an additional 45 to 50 minutes or until center appears set. Cool completely on wire rack. Chill. Serve with whipped cream, if desired. 20 bars.

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