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Spiced Pumpkin Bars Recipe

These bars are moist, with bold pumpkin and spice flavors. When I want to lower the cholesterol, I use egg whites in place of the eggs.—Richard Case, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total TIme: 30 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, pumpkin and applesauce. Stir into the dry ingredients.
  • 2. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack before cutting. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 88 calories, 1g fat (trace saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Spiced Pumpkin Bars

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monahanpt
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"I agree with the reviewer who said this is more like cake. But it was good, and got positive feedback from the teachers at my school."

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LegalSec
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"Very good flavor. For the applesauce I used chunky applesauce, added some dried cranberries and did frosting with cream cheese frosting. I had leftover batter so I made a few muffins which is what I am going to do next time just make all muffins out of it and omit the cream cheese frosting. Very moist and flavorful on its own."

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mbdumee@gmail.com
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2012

"The flavor of the bars was great - the spices were right. However, the texture was very cake-like. As a result, it was very hard to eat these as "bars." We ended up just making a cream cheese frosting and then they were much better."

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sweetpups3@neb.rr.com
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2009

"I just added powder sugar, butter, vanilla, cream cheese and little milk for frosting better than confectioners sugar opt. VERY GOOD because I like applesauce than oil."

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cd11quilt
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2009

"Very good and super moist. Instead of confectioners' sugar, try whipped cream. Yum!"

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