NEXT RECIPE >

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

185 calories: 1 each, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Stir in the egg, egg whites, pumpkin, oil and water until well blended.
  2. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and lemon peel. Frost bars. Chill for 15 minutes before cutting. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Frosted Pumpkin Bars in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p58


Reviews for Frosted Pumpkin Bars

AVERAGE RATING
(3)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (3)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
jmkasprak
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2011

"These came out moist and flavorful. I liked the lemon peel in the frosting. I used 2 whole eggs and baked in a 9x9 inch baking dish."

Loading Image