Iced Pumpkin Blondies

Iced Pumpkin Blondies

Enjoy these baked pumpkin bars topped with vanilla icing - a classic dessert.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

5

dozen

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
Finely chopped crystallized ginger, if desired
Vanilla Icing
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
1
to 2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 350┬║ F. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 15 x10 x1 inch, with shortening. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in eggs and pumpkin until well mixed. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Spread in pan.
  2. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar with spoon until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Spread Icing over cooled bars. Sprinkle with ginger. For bars, cut into 10 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 5 dozen bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Dip small cookie cutters into cinnamon, then press lightly onto tops of frosted bars.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.