Jack-O-Lantern Bars Recipe
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Jack-O-Lantern Bars

2 drops red food color
Decorations
Fall color corn candy and melted chocolate

Bars
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups DOMINOŽ Granulated Sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 eggs, beaten
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin (about 2 cups)
1 cup oil

Frosting
2 cups DOMINOŽ Confectioners Sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 drops yellow food color

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 15×10×1-inch baking pan. Combine all dry ingredients for bars in large bowl; mix well. Add eggs, pumpkin and oil. Stir until well blended. Pour into pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Mix frosting ingredients in small bowl until smooth. Frost cooled bars. Cut into squares. Decorate as desired.

Tip You can substitute 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon ginger and 1/4 teaspoon clove for the pumpkin pie spice.

Quick Melted Chocolate for Piping Place 1/4 cup chocolate chips in small resealable plastic bag. Seal. Place in bowl of very warm water, being careful to keep interior of bag dry. Knead chocolate occasionally until melted. Dry bag thoroughly. Cut small opening in tip of bag. Squeeze chocolate out to pipe on decorations. Chocolate can also be melted in plastic bag in microwave oven. Microwave on MEDIUM for 30 seconds at a time, checking and kneading chocolate until melted.

 

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