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Ingredients

Pumpkin bars:
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup salad oil
4 eggs
2 cups pumpkin
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Frosting:
6 tablespoons margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups powdered sugar
8 ounces cream cheese

Instructions

Put all ingredients for pumpkin bars in a bowl and mix together. Pour into an ungreased 11x16-inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Mix ingredients for frosting. Frost bars when cool.

Susan Beam
Cambridge



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