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PUMPKIN BARS, American

Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 can 15 ounces pumpkin
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ cloves
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
Preparation Instructions

Blend eggs, oil, sugar and pumpkin together in a large mixing bowl. Measure flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg into 1 quart measure. Mix together lightly with a fork. Stir into pumpkin mixture.

Divide batter equally into two (8x8-inch) glass baking dishes. One at a time, MICROWAVE 4 MINUTES, 30 SECONDS to 6 MINUTES on HIGH, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand until thoroughly cooled. Top with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING.

Yield: 36 bars, Two 8x8-inch glass baking dishes

Goes with: CREAM CHEESE FROSTING - .
Contributed by The Magic Chef, 1978

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