September 25, 2023

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars
Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars are a delicious and easy way to celebrate the fall season. They are made with wholesome ingredients, which make them a perfect breakfast, snack or guilt-free treat.
Why You'll Love These Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars:
·      Wholesome ingredients: These bars are made with pumpkin, almond flour, and almond butter, making them a nutritious treat.
·      Lower in Sugar: Sweetened with maple syrup, these bars are lower in sugar.
·      Easy to Make: This recipe is beginner-friendly and can be whipped up in no time.
·      Perfect for Any Occasion: Enjoy these bars as a wholesome snack, a post-workout treat, or as a healthier dessert option for gatherings.
·      Fall Flavors: Embrace the taste of fall with spices and the comforting flavor of pumpkin.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup natural creamy almond butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips, plus more for sprinkling overtop
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x8-inch baking dish with a sheet of parchment paper, and lightly grease with cooking spray.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine almond flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt. Whisk until combined.
  • In another medium-sized bowl, whisk together pumpkin puree, maple syrup, almond butter and eggs.
  • pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and using a rubber spatula, mix until combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and pecans. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish, and sprinkle extra chocolate chips on top.
  • Place pan in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the bars from the dish using the overhangs of parchment paper.
  • Be sure the bars are cooled completely before slicing into 12 squares.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for the first 1 to 2 days, and then refrigerate after 2 days.
Keyword chocolate, Dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, healthy, kid-friendly
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