Mary Makes A Favorite Fall Treat

Mary Makes Pumpkin Bars

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - What’s your favorite fall dessert? Mary loves a good pumpkin bar! If you don’t by now, Producer Heidi loves to make Kristen, Mary, and Jonathan try new things. So, she suggested Mary make her favorite fall dessert.

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PUMPKIN RAISIN BARS

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 oz can (2 cups) pumpkin
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup Sun Maid raisins
  • Heat oven to 350*
  • Grease 15X10X1 inch baking pan
  • Combine all ingredients except nuts and raisins in a bowl
  • Beat at low speed until moistened
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium speed
  • Stir in nuts and raisins
  • Pour into greased pan
  • Bake 25-30 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean
  • Cool completely

Cream cheese frosting

  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 3 oz. package of cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients
  • Beat until smooth
  • Frost cooled pumpkin bars
  • Store in refrigerator

*This recipe makes 48 bars

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