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Pumpkin Ginger Bars with Maple Glaze

Makes 12 bars.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin ginger bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
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