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Sweet Pumpkin Bars

sweet pumpkin bars
  • (1 cup) canned solid-pack pumpkin
  • (1 cup) shredded carrot
  • (1/2 cup) sugar
  • (1/3 cup) dried cranberries or raisins, chopped
  • (1/4 cup) canola oil
  • (2 large) eggs
  • (1 cup) whole grain pastry flour
  • (1 tsp.) baking powder
  • (1 tsp.) ground cinnamon
  • (1/2 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 cup) shelled pumpkin seeds or chopped walnuts

Sweet Pumpkin Bars

Soft pumpkin and carrot bars packed with dried fruit and topped with pumpkin seeds.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
About 25 minutes


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 13x9 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2Mix together pumpkin, carrot, sugar, cranberries, oil and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Pour into greased pan.

  3. 3Top with pumpkin seeds and bake 22-25 minutes, or until spongey. Cool on wire rack, cut and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar

Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 101
  • Total Fat 4.3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 14.8 g
  • Protein 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol -- mg
  • Sodium 116 mg
  • Fiber 1.4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.