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Pumpkin Spice Bars Recipe with homemade cream cheese frosting is perfect for fall! Family get together, holidays, and makes a great breakfast too as well.

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars Recipe with homemade cream cheese frosting is perfect for fall! Family get together, holidays, and makes a great breakfast too as well.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese, cream cheese frosting, dessert, pumpkin, pumpkinbars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 Servings
Author Jenny

Ingredients

Pumpkin Spice Bar Ingredients

  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Can 15 Oz Can Pumpkin
  • 1 2/3 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 11 Oz. Cream Cheese Softened 
  • 1/4 Cup Softened Butter
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar

Instructions

  1. You can add everything right into the mix or mix seperatly and then combine it all.

  2. In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt then set aside. 

  3.  Next in a large mixing bowl beat together eggs. pumpkin, sugar, and oil with an electric mixer on medium speed.  

  4.  Add the flour mixture; beat until well combined. 

  5. *You can add pecans in here

  6.  Spread the batter into an ungreased 15x10x1 inch baking pan.

  7. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in pan.

  8.  Bake in a 350-degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  9. Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

  10. In a medium mixing bowl beat together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until fluffy.

  11. Gradually add in powdered sugar, beating until smooth.

  12. Frost pumpkin bars when cooled. If desired, top with pecan halves or pumpkin candies my kids loved them!

  13. Cut into squares. Store, covered in fridge for up to 3 days. Makes 24 bars.
  14.  Add the flour mixture; beat until well combined. *If you add in pecans this is where you add them into the batter. Spread the batter into an ungreased 15x10x1 inch baking pan.  Bake in a 350-degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in pan. 

How To Make Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl beat together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until fluffy.

  2. Gradually add in powdered sugar, beating until smooth

  3. Frost pumpkin bars when cooled.

  4. If desired, top with pecan halves or pumpkin candies my kids loved them!

  5. Cut into squares.

  6. Store, covered in the fridge for up to 3 days. Makes 24 bars.  

Recipe Notes

My mom sent over directions mixing things separately but I throw all the bar recipe ingredients into my Kitchen Aid mixer starting with the liquids and let it mix.