Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes and I don’t change a thing! Therefore I got special permission – all the way from Belle Plaine, Minnesota – to print it in my blog. We have loved these bars for years and years. I hope you enjoy them too. 



Marian Sass’ Pumpkin Bars   

Source: First Presbyterian Church of  Belle Plaine, Minnesota Cookbook, 1972

  • 2 c. flour                                             1 c. walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tsp. baking powder                        2 c. canned pumpkin*
  • 1/2 tsp. salt                                        1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon                                 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs                                                  1 c. oil

Mix all ingredients together (no special order). Bake for 25 minutes at 350 ̊ in a 10×15 inch pan (or as 24 cupcakes). Frost with the following cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:


  • 3 oz. cream cheese                               1 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 T. butter                                            1 3/4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 T. cream

These are delicious when black walnuts or butternuts are used.

*My recipe to Bake Your Own Pumpkin Pulp


About Amarah Makhdumi

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