Pumpkin Squares with Cream Cheese Frosting

Through the fall months I love to make plenty of “pumpkin” goodies.  This recipe is one of my favorites because it’s easy, fast and most importantly, delicious!  Plus, it makes a ton so you can share!  I offer a sincere thank you to my friend Carrie L, who passed this lovely recipe on to me!

Pumpkin Squares with Cream Cheese Frosting

Dough:

  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 small can pumpkin

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In large bowl, combine dry ingredients.  Add wet ingredients and stir to mix.  Spread into a greased jelly roll pan.  Bake for 20-25 minutes.  Do not over bake.  Let cool completely and frost with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla

With an electric mixer, cream butter and cream cheese together until blended.  Add sugar and blend until thoroughly incorporated.  Add vanilla and stir to combine.

Spread onto cooled pumpkin cake and cut into squares.

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6 thoughts on “Pumpkin Squares with Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. These look delicious! I can’t wait to try them out. I snagged a can of pumpkin before they all ran out around here and now I know just what to make with it.

  2. I sure wish that a nice serving of this Pumpkin Square was sitting in front of me for my coffee break. It looks so delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a wonderful week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. I will be making my family pumpkin bar recipe this next week! They are always a big hit, even my husband who doesn’t like pumpkin! 🙂

    Thanks for linky to THIS WEEK’S CRAVINGS! (next week’s theme is National Men Make Dinner…. let’s see if we can get lots of men in the kitchen cooking!)

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