Pumpkin Bars

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 320
Yield: 16 bars


1 large egg
2 tablespoons soy milk or milk
1/3 cup canola oil
1/4 cup apple butter
1/3 teaspoon powdered stevia extract
1/2 teaspoon stevia concentrate or 1 tablespoon molasses
1/4 teaspoon imitation maple flavoring
1 tablespoon date sugar (optional)
1 packed cup cooked pumpkin or squash
1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped sunflower seed (optional)


• Preheat the oven to 350°F. Oil an 8-inch shallow square pan.
• Lightly beat the egg and soymilk or milk in a small bowl. Beat the oil in a large mixing bowl with the apple butter, stevia extract, stevia concentrate or molasses, maple flavoring, and date sugar. Stir in the beaten egg. Gently mix in the pumpkin or squash.
• Sift the flour, baking powder, spices, and salt together. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet. Add the sunflower seeds just before the flour is completely blended. The batter will be fairly stiff.
• Spoon the batter into the pan, Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Top with Lemon Icing or Cream Cheese Frosting.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 320
Calories from Fat: 200

This Pumpkin Bars recipe is from the Stevia Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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