Gingerbread Pumpkin Bars


November 04, 2021 By: Comments
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Prep:
15 minutes
Cook:
40 minutes
Serves:
8
Enjoy a taste of fall with ginger, cinnamon and pumpkin! Perfect for Thanksgiving or simply an autumn treat, these dessert bars are sweet, spiced and oh-so nice. Velvety in texture with chunks of semi-sweet chocolate and a fluffy layer of whipped cream, you and your family may find yourselves needing to go back for seconds.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Mix together the crushed gingersnaps, butter and 1/4 cup of sugar in a large bowl until combined. Press the gingerbread mixture evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. Whisk together the pumpkin, evaporated milk, remaining sugar, brown sugar, eggs cinnamon and ginger in a large bowl until smooth. Fold in 1 cup of the chocolate morsels until combined. Pour the pumpkin mixture into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake until the filling is set, about 30-40 minutes. Let it cool at room temperature before cutting into squares. Top each square with the whipped topping and remaining chocolate morsels.

Recipe Tip: Add toasted mini marshmallows on top for an extra sweet treat!