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Pumpkin Granola Bars

Course Bars, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword pumkin granola bars, pumpkin spice granola bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 253kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips, adapted from Two Peas & Their Pod's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 cups old-fashioned oats *See Note
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans or a mixture

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Coat an 8x8 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the first 7 ingredients (oats through salt)
  • In a medium bowl, stir together pumpkin puree, maple syrup, brown sugar, and vanilla until well combined.
  • Pour the liquid mixture over the oats mixture, and stir until evenly coated and the oats are moistened.
  • Stir in the cranberries and nuts.
  • Press the mixture firmly into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown, and firm.
  • Cool in pan for about 5-10 minutes, cut into bars, and remove from pan to finish cooling completely.

Notes

*If you need these to be gluten-free, ensure that you are using oats that are certified gluten-free.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 3813IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg