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Pumpkin Ginger Bars with Maple Glaze

Makes 12 bars.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin ginger bars
Servings: 12
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie filling
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp imitation maple flavor
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Optional Maple Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 to 3 tbsp milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 8 inch baking pan with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  • Cream together butter and sugar.
  • Beat in pumpkin, ginger, maple syrup and maple flavor.
  • Sift together dry ingredients and stir into wet ingredients.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack and cut into 12 bars.

Optional Maple Glaze

  • Combine glaze ingredients starting with two tablespoons of milk and adding until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Drizzle glaze over bars.

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2619IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg