The Ultimate Pumpkin Bars Recipe!
Warning: This can become your kryptonite! This pumpkin bars recipe beats those brownies with bad calories from sugar and fat. You have got to try this!
This pumpkin bars recipe makes a totally healthy, fat-free and even gluten-free if you want it to be... yet, it is so rich, chocolaty and loaded with pumpkin. Might as well just call these: Chocolate pumpkin bars!
The ultimate pumpkin bars - an easy vegetarian dessert recipe that omnivores will love.
So don't just carve out those pumpkins and leave it out to rot after Halloween. That squash is expensive! Make this absolutely awesome vegetarian dessert recipe for something you can eat as a meal and never feel an ounce of guilt, ever.
Heck, make this for the entire season! It's easy enough.
This ooey gooey healthy dessert don't just look good in a picture. They really taste addicting. There's so much fresh pumpkin in them that you will definitely get a fair amount of fiber you need for the day.
You won't get that in a regular brownie. These bars are better than brownies and they're a hundred times healthier.
We don't use canned pumpkins here. We use the real fresh squash. There are no additives and none of those artificial anything here. There is no oil needed to bake this either. Just pure natural goodness in every bite!
For this ultimate pumpkin bars recipe you are gonna need the following:
- 3-4 cups of cooked pumpkin, the more the better!
- 2 cups of gluten-free flour or unbleached organic flour
- 2 cups of raw sugar or pure sugar cane sugar
- 1 cup of walnuts
- 1 package Carob chips for that chocolate factor (or you can use chocolate chips too)
- 4 organic eggs or egg replacer for those who are vegans
- a pinch of sea salt
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp of organic vanilla extract
You can use Pumpkin, Kalabasa or any type of squash available to you for this healthy dessert recipe. You can even leave the stringy parts in. They'll bake just fine!
Bake it in the pan of your choice. Tasty as muffins too!
So if you are carving out a pumpkin for the holiday, save the pieces and bake them for this ultimate pumpkin bars recipe... and when the holiday is over, chop the rest of them in section and bake them too.
Put this squash sections in a baking pan with a bit of water in it and cover with foil to keep the steam in. That will make the squash edges moist while baking. Bake in a 400 degree oven until cooked.
When done, cool them off.
While the squash is cooling off, sift the flour with the baking soda & baking powder together. Sift in the cinnamon in there too.
Take cooked cooled pumpkins and peel the skins off (should peel easily after they're baked)
Put them into the big mixing bowl (you are gonna need one) and add the organic eggs or egg replacer and mix it with a hand blender to break the lumps. Add the sugar or whatever sweetener you prefer. Add the vanilla extract and the pinch of salt.
Keep wisking them with a hand blender or at this point you can switch to spatula and mix them well. Add the carob chips and the chopped nuts. Keep blending them together.
Then take any rectangular baking pan and spritz some oil in it and dust it with flour. Pour the pumpkin bar mixture into the pan. Bake at 400 degrees. Test with a toothpick inserted into it, when it comes out clean, they are so done and ready!
It's so pumpkiny! The nuts and the chocolate (carob chips) just marry together perfectly and we all know that! It beats those caloric greasy brownies with thousands of bad calories per slice. This is the stuff you can trust, a rich decadent dessert with nutrient density.
You can eat this stuff for breakfast, snack or any time of day guilt-free. You have got to try and make this anytime pumpkins are available.
Have some, have another and repeat. Save this pumpkin bars recipe and add it to your list of favorite vegetarian desserts.
[Healthy Vegetarian Desserts]
[Healthy Dessert - The Ultimate Pumpkin Bars]
Enjoyed reading this yummy page? Sign up for our periodic newsletter to get a little motivation. Let's infect the world with a 'healthy lifestyle' to avoid that tsunami of chronic diseases plaguing our planet.
Sign up for a FREE newsletter today!
Return to Top of Page