Orange Pumpkin Bars

Orange Pumpkin Bars

Tags: Bars, Dessert/Sweets, Snack

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Ready Time: 100 min
  • Yield: 24 bars

Ingredients

  • Pillsbury® Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins

FROSTING

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margaine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking pan lightly with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
  • COMBINE pumpkin, sugar, oil, eggs, brown sugar and orange juice in bowl of electric mixer; beat at low speed until blended, scraping bowl constantly. Add flour mixture. Beat at medium speed until smooth, scraping bowl frequently. Stir in nuts and raisins. Pour into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 35 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool completely.
  • BEAT frosting ingredients at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Spread frosting onto baked layer. Cut into bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 bar of 24), Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 110mg, Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 18g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.