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Pumpkin Dessert Bars

Rustic and homey – these pumpkin bars with pepitas are a great dessert for those who like desserts a little less sweet.

Pumpkin Dessert Bars
Pumpkin Dessert Bars

8 servings
264 calories per serving

½ c whole wheat flour
1 c rolled oats
½ t baking soda
½ t cinnamon
½ t allspice
¼ t salt
½ c canned pure pumpkin
1 egg
¼ c canola oil
1 t vanilla
¼ c sugar
¼ c raw,. shelled pumpkin seeds (Pepitas)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8×8 square baking pan with Pam. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt. Whisk together pumpkin. egg, oil, vanilla and sugar then stir pumpkin mix into the flour mix and stir in pumpkin seeds. Spread evenly into prepared pan and bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and then cut into 8 bars. Wrap bars individually and store in the refrigerator.

Pumpkin Latte

This taste very similar to the pumpkin lattes you get at the big coffee houses 😉 And with only 132 calories per NICE SIZE serving, you can’t go wrong ! Thanks to Torani for making some kick-butt sugar free syrups.

Pumpkin Latte
Pumpkin Latte

1 serving
132 calories per serving

5 oz. hot coffee or espresso
½ c skim milk
3 squirts Torani Pumpkin syrup
2 T pure pumpkin puree
4 T Redi-Whip whipped cream

Mix milk with syrup and pumpkin puree. Microwave for 1 minute to heat through. Pour in coffee and top with whipped cream. Finally sprinkle with cinnamon just before serving.

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