Pumpkin Squares

Moist delicious squares – they taste like pumpkin pie! Nice for a Thanksgiving or fall treat.

Pumpkin Squares
 
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Tasty pumpkin cake layer topped with cream cheese icing.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24
Ingredients
Cake:
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (14 oz.) pumpkin
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Icing:
  • 1 package (4 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups icing (confectioners') sugar
Instructions
Cake:
  1. In a large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugars together. Beat in eggs. Add pumpkin and stir to blend.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour with the remaining dry ingredients. Stir together, then add to the creamed mixture. Stir to blend.
  3. Spread in a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Remove from oven, and allow to cool.
Icing:
  1. Beat cream cheese and butter together, until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Gradually add icing sugar and beat until smooth.
  2. Spread over the cooled cake, chill and cut into squares.

 

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