Pumpkin Cookie Bars with Cinnamon Icing
 
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An egg-free spiced pumpkin cookie bar with cinnamon frosting.
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 15
Ingredients
BARS:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • 2 cups flour
FROSTING:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk or half & half
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugars. Add pumpkin and vanilla and mix well.
  2. Add salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, and mix well. Add flour and mix until combined.
  3. Drop dough into a greased or lined 9x13 dish or quarter sheet pan. Press and smooth dough until it evenly covers the entire surface. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes, until slightly browned on the edges, and not doughy in the center. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. For frosting, combine all ingredients in a bowl, using electric beaters to mix until smooth and creamy. Frost cooled bars.
  5. Cut into 15 large or 20 small bars.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at https://jensfavoritecookies.com/2014/09/29/pumpkin-cookie-bars-with-cinnamon-icing/