Sunday, September 25, 2011

Fall Recipes (Part 2- PUMPKIN SQUARES!)

I couldn't let the first, official fall weekend go by without posting the recipe for the holy grail of all fall recipes: Pumpkin Squares.

Seriously, these bundles of pumpkin-y goodness are legendary. And super easy to make.

You will never go back after making these. Your family, friends, coworkers, etc. won't let you.

Pumpkin Squares Recipe


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 lb. can purée pumpkin
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat first 4 ingredients in mixer until light and fluffy (about 2 min).
  3. Combine dry ingredients together and add to pumpkin mixture. Mix together.
  4. Bake in ungreased jelly pan for 20-30 min.
  5. Let cool completely before icing.
Cream Cheese Icing Recipe


  • 3 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

  1. Cream together cream cheese and margarine/butter.
  2. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Add sugar a little at a time while mixing together.

1 comment:

  1. I am thrilled to finally have this recipe ... but you know, I may just hold off - they taste much better when made by you or a member of your household!