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Pumpkin Bars Recipe with Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend

These moist and delicious bars really take the cake! Made with Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend and topped with tangy cream cheese frosting, these bars contain 14% fewer calories* and 75% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Makes 20 bars.

  • Serving Size: 1 bar (80g)
230 Calories

Ingredients

Bars
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 4 whole eggs

  • 12 cup + 13 cup Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pie filling)

Frosting
  • 16 oz Neufchâtel or reduced fat cream cheese, softened

  • 14 cup plus 2 tsp Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tsp milk (optional)

Directions

  1. Wisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend, oil, and pumpkin and mix until light and fluffy.

  3. Add dry ingredients gradually into wet ingredients while mixing

  4. Spread batter into a greased 15 x 10 x 1 baking pan and bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

  5. Place Neufchâtel or cream cheese and Truvía®Cane Sugar Blend into medium mixing bowl and mix on low speed for 1 minute to combine.

  6. Add the vanilla. Mix on low speed 1 minute until creamy and blended.

  7. Add milk, if necessary, for thinner spreading consistency.

  8. Spread frosting on cooled bars. Cut into 20 bars.

*These pumpkin bars have 230 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving as compared to the full-sugar version that has 270 calories and 21 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 230
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 330mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Erythritol 7g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 70% DV
Vitamin C 0% DV
Calcium 6% DV
Iron 8% DV

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