Halloween Pumpkin Bars

1 1/2 c. pumpkin pie filling
2 c. sugar
1 c. canola oil
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped pecans
1 (16 oz.) can cream cheese frosting
1/2 c. milk chocolate chips
Yellow and red food coloring
70 pieces candy corn

In large bowl beat pumpkin, sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans. Pour into greased 15-inch x 10-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Tint frosting orange with yellow and red food coloring. Frost bars; cut into 35 squares. For these place two pieces of the candy corn on each bar. In microwave melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Transfer to heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut small hole in corner of bag. Pipe dots on candy corn for pupils; decorate faces as desired. (from Taste of Home Cookies)

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