What You’ll Need:
Pumpkin Bar Batter
Cream Cheese Frosting
What to Do:
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350F
Step 2: Sift together the almond flour, wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg together.
Step 3: In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, applesauce, and oil.
Step 4: Add the syrup to the wet ingredients
Step 5: Add pumpkin to the wet ingredients and combine until smooth.
Step 6: Add brown sugar and vanilla to the bowl of wet ingredients.
Step 7: Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix until completely smooth.
Step 8: Try the batter at this point at add additional sweetener if needed until desired sweetness level ( I added a tbsp. of baking stevia I believe).
Step 9: Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
Step 10: Pour batter into baking dish, and use a spatula to spread batter until smooth.
Step 11: Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Step 12: While the bars are baking, whip together all the ingredients for the frosting and keep in refrigerator until ready to use.
Step 13: Allow pumpkin bars to cool before frosting, otherwise the frosting will melt. Spread the frosting evenly over the cooled pumpkin bars
Store in refrigerator
Recipe Makes 24 Pumpkin Bars:
Macros for 1 serving with frosting = 3p/9c/3.5 fat with 1g of fiber = 80 calories