Black Bottom Pumpkin Bars

Black Bottom Pumpkin Bars
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Pumpkin bars with a chocolate surprise on the bottom!
25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
36 bars

Ingredients

Bars

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon
ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon
ground nutmeg
1 1/4 cups
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 (15-ounce) can
pumpkin
1/4 cup
unsweetened cocoa

Glaze

1 cup
powdered sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 to 3 tablespoons
milk
1/4 teaspoon
pumpkin pie spice

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt and remaining spices in bowl. Set aside.
  3. Combine sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add pumpkin; beat until well mixed.
  4. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  5. Spoon 2 1/4 cups batter into bowl. Add cocoa; mix well. Spread into prepared pan. Spread remaining batter over top.
  6. Bake 21-24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes.
  7. Combine all glaze ingredients except milk in bowl; beat at low speed, gradually adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Drizzle glaze over bars.

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Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
17g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
130mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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