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My Darling Vegan
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

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

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Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
 
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Keyword: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars
Servings: 16 bars
Calories: 218 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Ingredients
Pumpkin Date Filling
Oat Crumble
Instructions
  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
Calories Per Serving: 218
% Daily Value
Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Protein 3g 6%
Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 38%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Potassium 171mg 5%
Fiber 3g 13%
Sugar 15g 17%
Vitamin A 2385IU 48%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Calcium 47mg 5%
Iron 1.1mg 6%