Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ to 2 cups pureed pumpkin
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup raisins – optional
  • ½ cup chopped nuts – optional

Directions:
Combine melted butter with brown and white sugar. In a separate bowl beat 4 eggs and mix in vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Combine the melted butter and sugar mixture with the egg mixture and add 1 ½ to 2 cups of pumpkin and mix thoroughly. Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, optional raisins and nuts, and mix. Grease a 9” x 13” baking pan and pour in batter. Heat oven to 375 degrees and bake for 20 minutes. When cooled, you may finish with cream cheese frosting, or sprinkle powdered sugar.