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Pumpkin Bars
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Sweet pumpkin flavored treats with orange flavored frosting.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172.8
Total Carbs 25.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 20.2 g
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Potassium 40.2 mg
Protein 1.6 g
Sodium 37.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Other Carbs , 1/2 Starch
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/2 cup  Shortening, vegetable
1 cup  packed brown sugar
2 each  eggs
0.6667 cup  Pumpkin, canned, unsalted
1 tsp  vanilla extract
1 cup  white all purpose flour
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/2 tsp  low sodium baking powder
0 1/2 tsp  baking soda
0 1/4 tsp  ground ginger
0 1/4 tsp  ground nutmeg
0 1/2 cup  chopped walnuts
3 tbsp  Shortening, vegetable
2 1/4 cup  confectioners sugar
3 tbsp  orange juice
1 tbsp  grated orange peel
0 1/2 cup  Candy, Pieces
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Using electric beaters, beat shortening and brown sugar in a bowl until creamy.
  3. One at a time, beat in eggs, being sure to fully combine before adding the next one. Blend in pumpkin and vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, and nutmeg and gradually beat into egg mixture.
  5. Mix in walnuts.
  6. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9 inch baking pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool completely.
  7. Using electric beaters, mix shortening, sugar, orange juice, and orange peel until fully blended. Spread frosting onto bars and slice into 24 rectangles. Decorate with candy pumpkins.

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