Pumpkin Squares

For some reason I woke up today wanting pumpkin.

Pumpkin Squares

And, i found a ton hidden in a cabinet so i went ahead and found a recipe to make up some pumpkin bars. However, i decided i liked squares more, and thus the pumpkin square was born.

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Here’s the recipe:

Pumpkin Squares
(makes 15-20 small squares)

Inspired by Chocolate Covered Katie‘s Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

Pumpkin Squares

Recipe by editor


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  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 egg (or a vegan substitute like a flax or chia egg)

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 2 tablespoons applesauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine and mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Combine and mix wet ingredients in a different bowl, then combine and mix again. Spread into oiled loaf pan and bake for around 15 minutes.Pumpkin Squares 2

They look good, huh?

Go ahead, make them.

Who says you can’t have pumpkin in April?