Spicy Pumpkin Bars

Spicy Pumpkin Bars

For a Halloween party, Thanksgiving dessert or any autumn occasion, you can’t miss with these moist bars.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

bars

Bars
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/2
cup apple juice
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
eggs
Frosting
1
container (16 oz) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese ready-to-spread frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat bar ingredients on low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Spread batter in pan.
  2. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. Spread frosting over cooled bars. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 48 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
This recipe calls for one 15-ounce can of solid pack pumpkin; do not use pumpkin pie mix, which comes in a larger can and contains sugar, salt and spices as well as pumpkin.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 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.