Recipes for Squash

Pumpkin Nut Bars

Recipe

  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. ginger
  • 1/4 t. nutmeg
  • 2/3 c. pumpkin or butternut squash
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. chopped nuts

Combine all ingredients except nuts in a large mixing bowl. Beat for 2 minutes with mixer at medium speed. Fold in nuts. Spread evenly in a greased 9"x13" pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes. When cool, frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting.