Spiced Pumpkin-Applesauce Bars

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

The applesauce mixed with the pumpkin makes these bars moist and adds to the flavor, you may frost them if desired :)

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

Great bars! I made these and frosted them with JamesDean'sGirl's Coffee-Cream Cheese Icing, which was a great combination. I added a cup of Hershey's cinnamon chips to the batter, too. Very moist and pumpkin-y, they definitely would have been fine without frosting (I'm just partial to frosted anything). I upped the spices (cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg) just a bit, because I like pumpkin stuff very spiced. I really liked that there was no oil in this recipe, too; I really struggle with adding oil by the cupful to recipes (mental thing, y'know). Very good overall, I'll be making this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. set oven rack to second lowest position.
  3. grease a 15x10 baking sheet.
  4. in a bowl, sift all dry ingredients.
  5. in another bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin and applesauce; mix well.
  6. stir into the dry ingredients.
  7. spread into prepared baking sheet.
  8. bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. cool, sprinkle with icing sugar.
  10. cut into bars.

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