Rating: 3.71 stars
24 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 24 Ratings

Prep a homemade browned butter frosting (it's easy -- you only need four ingredients) to top off these moist pumpkin bars.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
25 mins at 350°
Servings:
48
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Sour Cream Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside.

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  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Beat in sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt until combined. Add eggs, pumpkin, sour cream, milk, and vanilla; beat until combined. Add all-purpose and whole wheat flours; beat until combined. Stir in 1 cup nuts.

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  • Spread mixture evenly into prepared baking pan. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven about 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

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  • Prepare Browned Butter Frosting; spread over cooled bars. If you like, sprinkle with additional nuts. Cut into bars. Makes 48 bars.

Nutrition Facts (Sour Cream Pumpkin Bars)

130 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 63mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 1g; protein 1g; vitamin a 923IU; vitamin c 0mg; calcium 20mg; iron 0mg.

Browned Butter Frosting

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-low heat until melted. Continue heating until the butter turns a light brown. Remove from heat and transfer butter to a medium mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until combined. Beat in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make a spreadable frosting. Use immediately. Makes about 1 cup.

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Reviews

24 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2