Frosted Pumpkin Bars


1 cup All-purpose flour
1 cup Sugar
1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
1 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Ground cloves
1 Egg
2 Egg whites
1 cup Canned pumpkin
1/4 cup Canola oil
2 Tbl. Water
4 oz. Reduced-fat cream cheese
1 1/2 cup Confectioners' sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. Grated lemon peel

In a mixing bowl, combine the first six ingredients.  Add egg, egg whites, pumpkin, oil and water; mix well.  Transfer to an 11″x7″x2″ baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.  Bake at 350? for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. 
Cool on a wire rack.

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese.  Beat in confectioners' sugar, then vanilla and lemon peel.

Frost bars.

Chill for 15 minutes, then cut.

Refrigerate leftovers.

Yield: 15 servings

Nutritional analysis;  One bar equals 185 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 3g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat


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