Spiced Pumpkin-Applesauce Bars

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Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.
Most Helpful

5 5

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!

4 5

These were pretty good. The texture was a little odd - not cakey but more like a baked thick pudding. But the taste was a nice blend of flavors. Very pumpkiny but still mild.

5 5

These were really easy to make and I enjoyed them! I found them to be like pumpkin bread but in a square! I will definitely make them again!!