Skinny Pumpkin Bars
- 3 1/3 cups flour
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger
- 1/8 teaspoon cloves
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 2 eggs and 4 egg whites
- 1/3 cup applesauce
- 1 15oz can mashed pumpkin
- 3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- Coat a cookie sheet with cooking spray; set aside.
- In a medium bowl whisk together flour, spices, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt; set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugars; mix 2 minutes.
- Add eggs one at a time; beating and scraping bowl with each addition.
- Add egg whites; mix 2 minutes.
- Add applesauce and pumpkin; mix until incorporates.
- Add dry ingredients all at once and mix until 80% incorporated.
- Fold in mini chocolate chips.
- Evenly spread into prepared cookie sheet.
- Bake 22-24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Cool and Enjoy!
Skinny Pumpkin Bars… are just going to please you in so many ways! You’ll be so happy you gave them a try and you’ll have enough to share with your favorite neighbors too 🙂
Happy Fall to all of you and thanks so much for reading my blog. I’ve been thinking lately that it would be a lot of fun to try some of YOUR family favorite recipes…
I’ll make and blog and credit them to you and be sure to tell me a little bit about the history behind the recipe and why it’s a family fave! If you’d like to share any recipes, just email me at… firstname.lastname@example.org. Wouldn’t it be a lot of fun to ‘share a little cooking love’ 🙂