Pumpkin Bars

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
One 16-ounce can pumpkin
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups Bisquick baking mix
1/2 cup light raisins
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
One 3-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1 inch jelly roll pan. Beat sugar, oil, pumpkin and eggs in large bowl for 1 minute on medium speed, scraping bowl frequently: Stir in baking mix raisins, cinnamon and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour into pan. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool.

Beat cream cheese, margarine, milk and vanilla until creamy. Stir in powdered sugar until mixture is smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread frosting over cooled layer. Cut into 3 x 1 inch bars.

Makes about 50.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana