Spicy Pumpkin Bars
30 min
1 hr 25 min



2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 2/3 cups sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/3 cup milk

1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice  

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin

Butter Pecan Frosting

4 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 teaspoons vanilla

3 to 4 tablespoons milk

1/2 cup chopped pecans


 *Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all bar ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour batter into greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 25-35 minutes or until bar springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine powdered sugar, butter and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding enough milk and scraping bowl often, until desired spreading consistency. Stir in pecans. Frost cooled bars. Cut into bars.


6Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
135Sodium (mg)
21Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  November 03, 2013

These bars were so easy to make and they are incredibly yummy!! Makes a big batch, so it would be good for a party or big event!

— says Joelle
  October 16, 2012

These are very very good! Yummmmmm

— says Sharon M.
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