Paul's Pumpkin Bars

4 large eggs
1 2/3 cups white sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; add to wet ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  5. Spread into prepared pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes. Or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool.  
  8. Once cool frost with the cream cheese frosting


Cream Cheese Frosting

3 ounces cream cheese, softened
¼ cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar

  1. Beat together the cream cheese, butter, vanilla and confectioner's sugar.
  2. Spread evenly over bars after they have cooled.