Paula's Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Paula's Pumpkin Bars recipe? Learn how to make Paula's Pumpkin Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jkc715nyc

Makes 24 servings



FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #4 by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers

Recipe Ingredients for Paula's Pumpkin Bars

4 eggs
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup applesauce
15 ounce can pumpkin
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda

Icing:
8 ounce light cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Paula's Pumpkin Bars

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Using an electric mixer at medium speed, combine the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy. Stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and mix at low speed until thoroughly combined and the batter is smooth. Spread the batter into a greased 13 by 10-inch baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool completely before frosting. Cut into bars.

  3. To make the icing: Combine the cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the sugar and mix at low speed until combined. Stir in the vanilla and mix again. Spread on cooled pumpkin bars.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 84.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
216mg
9%
Potassium
121mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
35.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
25.4g
Protein
3.0g
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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