Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Make classic pumpkin bars with the help of Bisquick® mix, then smother them with buttery cream cheese frosting.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

bars

Bars
2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
2
cups granulated sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
4
eggs, beaten
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/2
cup raisins
Cream Cheese Frosting
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat all bar ingredients except raisins with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in raisins. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar on low speed until smooth. Spread over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 48 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Two teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice can be used instead of the ground cinnamon in this recipe.
Special Touch
Top each bar with a piece of Halloween candy. Or lightly press small leaf-shaped cookie cutter into center of cut bar. Use cotton swab to dust ground cinnamon inside cutter, creating leaf design.
Time-Saver
Use a 1-pound container of Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.