Pumpkin Macadamia Bars Recipe

This pumpkin macadamia bars recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and nutty flavors. The cinnamon and cloves add that touch of spice, which further brings out that pumpkin flavor in this dessert.

How To Make Pumpkin Macadamia Bars

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup butter (or margarine, softened)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 cup solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup macadamia nuts (chopped )
  1. Combine flour, spices and baking soda in a small bowl. 

  2. Beat butter and sugars in a large bowl until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla until blended.

  3. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Stir in 1 ½ cups of the white chips and the nuts. 

  4. Spread into a greased 15.5×10.5 jelly roll pan.

  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 18-20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack and cut into bars or squares.

  6. Place the remaining white chips in a heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on high for 45 seconds and knead. Microwave at 10-second intervals as needed, kneading until smooth.

  7. Cut a tiny part of the bag's tip and pipe the chocolate over the bars before serving.

How To Make Pumpkin Macadamia Bars

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Preparation: 30 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 50 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup macadamia nuts chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, spices and baking soda in a small bowl. 

  2. Beat butter and sugars in a large bowl until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla until blended.

  3. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Stir in 1 ½ cups of the white chips and the nuts. 

  4. Spread into a greased 15.5x10.5 jelly roll pan.

  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 18-20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack and cut into bars or squares.

  6. Place the remaining white chips in a heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on high for 45 seconds and knead. Microwave at 10-second intervals as needed, kneading until smooth.

  7. Cut a tiny part of the bag's tip and pipe the chocolate over the bars before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 38mg
  • Calories: 204kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 80mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 58mg
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Vitamin A: 1472IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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