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Frosted Pumpkin Bars

Soft and full of flavor and topped off with amazing cream cheese frosting! Taste the flavors of the season in every bite!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 Bars



  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1 2/3 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Corn Oil
  • 1 Can Pumpkin 15 ounce
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tsps Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda


  • 3 Oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick) Softened
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups Confectioners’ Sugar


To Make the Bars:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In an electric mixing bowl, beat eggs, granulated sugar, oil, and pumpkin until fluffy.
  • Shift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda in another bowl.
  • Gradually add the dry mix to the egg mixture with the mixer at a low speed.
  • Spread batter into 2 ungreased regular sized baking sheets.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until center of cake is done.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.

To Make the Icing:

  • Cream together cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Slowly beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth.
  • Frost cake with icing anc cut into squares.
  • Store in an airtight container and store in refrigerator.


Original recipe can be found in “The Lady & Sons Just Desserts” cookbook by Paula Deen.