Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Pumpkin Bars Recipe made with Truvia

These moist and delicious bars really take the cake! Made with Truvia Cane Sugar Blend and topped with tangy cream cheese frosting, these bars contain 25% fewer calories* and 75% less sugar* than the full-sugar version.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving size: 1 bar (90g)

Calories: 240 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**

  • ½ cup + ⅓ cup Truvia 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

  • ¼ cup plus 2 tsp Truvia 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, Truvia 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 pick inserted in center comes out clean.

  • 5.

    Cool on wire rack.

  • 6.

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

  • 7.

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

  • 8.

    Add milk, if necessary, for thinner spreading consistency.

  • 9.

    Spread frosting on cooled bars. Cut into 20 bars.

  • 10.

    Store bars a sealed container in the refrigerator.

*These pumpkin bars have 240 calories and 7 grams of sugar per serving as compared to the full-sugar version that has 320 calories and 28 grams of sugar per serving.

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 330mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 7g
Erythritol 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 6% DV
Potassium 2% DV
Pumpkin Bars is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly moist My family loves this. I make it as a round layer cake.
Date published: 2021-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous FYI: I put the batter in a smaller sheet cake pan by mistake then cooked it about 10 minutes longer and ended up with a wonderfully moist cake! I'll use this recipe for both from now on. Thanks
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delish Love this recipe and they vanish as quick as they are put out.
Date published: 2016-02-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Healthier ingredients can be used! I use egg beaters (egg whites) and smart balance products!
Date published: 2016-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pumpkin Bars Love this recipe! Not too sweet and low in calories,
Date published: 2016-02-19
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