Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

Sweet pumpkin filling baked between layers of almond oatmeal crumble for delicious and seasonal vegan and gluten-free Pumpkin Bars

Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
5 from 2 votes
Pumpkin Date Bars
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Keyword: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars
Servings: 16 bars
Calories: 218 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Pumpkin Date Filling
Oat Crumble
  1. Preheat the oven to 375. Spray an 8x8 baking pan and set aside.

  2. Soak the pitted dates for 30 minutes. Drain and place in a food processor along with the remaining pumpkin filling ingredients. Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Set aside.
  3. For the oat crumble combine oats, almond meal, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Stir together. In a smaller bowl whisk combine coconut oil and maple syrup. Add the coconut oil/syrup mixture to the oats and stir to combine.
  4. Pour half of the oat crumble on the bottom of the prepared baking sheet and press down. top with the pumpkin filling, smoothing even with a spatula. Finish by sprinkling the remaining oat crumble evenly over the top. Press down lightly.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes until crumb is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely before slicing into 16 even pieces.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 171mg5%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2385IU48%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.