Pumpkin Pumpkin Bars

I made pumpkin bars (Note: there was a mistake in the nutritional info that has since been updated) the other day. Hubby and I absolutely loved them so I thought I’d whip up a batch for the coworkers to enjoy.

I thought it would be fun to use a pumpkin cookie cutter for the bars. I added orange food coloring to the frosting and piped it through a ziploc bag with a whole cut out of one of the corners. Everyone loved them!
For this batch, since I wasn’t going to be eating any of them, I used 1/3 less fat cream cheese for the frosting. It definitely lowers the calories and fat of the frosting some.

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12 Responses to “Indian Spiced Beans”

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — January 11, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    This does look easy and the ingredients seem really flavorful! I love simple meals like this that have a lot of flavor and make great leftovers 🙂

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    Melissa — January 11, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    I love Indian Food! I totally agree about the smell of garam masala cooking!

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    Daisy — January 11, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    sounds like a delicious easy meal! Great to see you and hubby last night!

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    Mom-in-law — January 11, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    BB – what is garam masala? What spices are in it (maybe I can recreate with what I already have).

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    In and Around Town — January 11, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Looks like an easier dinner made a bit more fun with the Indian twist!

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    Jen — January 11, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Mom-in-law: I buy garam masala at a small Indian market near our place. I did a quick Google and came up with this recipe.

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    Bridget — January 12, 2011 at 4:15 am

    I love garam masala!!! It’s one of my favorite ingredients.

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    We Are Not Martha — January 12, 2011 at 6:23 am

    Yum! I love Indian food and this is a great way to make it at home without a whole lot of work. And pretty healthy, too 🙂

    Sues

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    Robo Stir — January 12, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    These Indian spiced beans look great! Thanks so much for the recipe.

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    Michal Najman — January 7, 2013 at 10:28 am

    This will be cooked in Prague today with minor modifications 🙂 (Occhio beans..)

    • beantownbaker — January 7th, 2013 @ 8:52 pm

      Oh fun! I hope you enjoy them.

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    Rebecca Cooper — April 28, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    Would be helpful if the can size of the tomatoes were provided.

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