My pumpkin bars didn't turn out like Paula Deen's, but how can I resist anything with homemade cream cheese frosting? I'm sure the difference had a lot to do with the fact that I can't buy either canned pumpkin or a fresh pumpkin, so I tried this with sweet potato. I wasn't sure how much sweet potato equaled a 15-oz can of pumpkin, so I put in about a pound.
Paula Deen's lovely pumpkin bars:
Not sure yet if this is worthy of Thursday. Luckily I also have a Toll House Pie up my sleeve that needs no further rehearsing. It's become a well-mastered art in our family.