Sunday, August 2, 2009

Currant Pumpkin Bars

Currant Pumpkin Bars

2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. currants or raisins
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cloves
1 c. oil
16 oz. can pumpkin
4 eggs

Frosting

2 c. powdered sugar
1/3 c. butter or margarine, softened
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 Tb. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. grated orange peel

Heat oven to 350. Grease 15x10x1 baking pan. In large bowl, combine all bar ingredients at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Pour into greased pan. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Cool completely.

In small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Spread over cooled bars. Store in refrigerator. Makes about 48 bars.

For high altitude, decrease baking soda to 1/2 tsp. Bake at 375 for 30 to 35 minutes.

1 comment:

Nonna (Chèli) said...

Cindy,

Sounds yummy!

I've copied it
Cheli
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