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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars are truly yummy! With a soft and chewy pumpkin-flavoured centre and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chips, these bars are a truly tasty treat.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, plus 1/4 cup for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  2. Coat non-stick baking pan (13 x 9) with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a smaller bowl combine, pumpkin puree, apple sauce, yogurt, eggs and vanilla.
  5. Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour one. Mix to combine. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Add pumpkin bars mixture to baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.
  7. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
  8. Cool 5 to 10 minutes before cutting into 12 bars.
  9. Enjoy!
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