refrigerate pumpkin bars with cream cheese icing?
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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:45:57 PM
I just made pumpkin bars and iced them with an icing that contains 3 oz. of cream cheese and 1 stick of butter. Should I put the bars in the refrig? I know it changes the texture of bread, cake, whatever, so that is why I am asking. (I don't want the icing to spoil, though.) Thanks for your help.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:47:25 PM
If you eat them all you won't have to worry about it.

I would refrigerate them if they are going to last for more than 24 hours.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:48:37 PM
They don't have to be refrigerated.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:49:41 PM
I would store it in the refrigerator, but take it out to warm to room temperature before serving.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:50:23 PM
Those sound good- can you share the recipe?

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:51:38 PM
refridgerate them. they have dairy and you dont want that sitting out long

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Posted: 9/27/2009 5:58:14 PM
Refrigerate them; the cream cheese starts getting rancid when it sits out too long.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 6:01:16 PM
I always thought the sugar makes it able to sit out the fridge? Bakeries always have carrot cakes sitting out. Perhaps they count on them being sold that day?

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Posted: 9/27/2009 6:03:38 PM
I've made pumpkin bars with cream cheese icing for years and have never put them in the fridge. Haven't gotten sick yet. (Knocking on wood)

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Posted: 9/27/2009 6:14:27 PM

Bakeries always have carrot cakes sitting out

My bakery keeps them in a display case that is chilled. I would not want to buy a cake that was left out at room temperature.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 8:56:39 PM
Would you be willing to post the recipe, please? They sound delicious!

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Posted: 9/27/2009 8:58:49 PM
I would only because I like that kind of stuff cold, otherwise, I think they're fine left out.

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Posted: 9/27/2009 9:00:33 PM
My mom always taught me that anything with Pumpkin in it should be kept in the fridge - pumpkin can go bad pretty quick and I would think with cream cheese and butter, if it isn't going to be eaten within a couple of days, I would put it in the fridge.
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