Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Today I am going to be making another sweet dessert, that is perfect for this time of the year. Vegan chocolate chip pumpkin bars. This quick and fun recipe will be a hit for the whole family!

Ingredients

For vegan chocolate chip pumpkin bars:
All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Salt 2 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon (I use half and half saigon and ceylon)
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1/4 Teaspoon
Egg replacer 2 Tablespoon
Canned pumpkin puree 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Vegan buttery stick 1 Cup (16 tbs) (At room temperature (I used Earth Balance) You will also need a bit more to grease the pan)
Apple sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Vegan sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Vegan chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)
For vegan pumpkin chocolate chip cream cheese frosting:
Vegan buttery stick 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cubed (at room tempature)
Vegan chocolate chips 1/8 Cup (2 tbs) , chopped into bits in food processor
Powdered sugar 3 3/4 Cup (60 tbs)
Vegan milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (unsweetened, approximately)
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Vegan cream cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (I used Daiya, I like the tanginess)
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon (I use half and half saigon and ceylon)
Canned pumpkin puree 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY:

Preheat oven to 350F.

Grease pan with buttery stick.

MAKING:

In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, egg replacer and sift well.

In another bowl, mix pumpkin, earth balance, apple sauce, sugar and flour mixture.

Fold in until combined.

Spread batter into prepared pan and pop into oven.

Bake for 25-35 minutes. Once done, allow to cool on wire rack.

For frosting, in a large bowl, combine earth balance, vanilla, cream cheese, cinnamon, pumpkin and mix using electric mixer until smooth.

Slowly add powdered sugar and once incorporated add vegan milk.

Mix well and then add chopped chocolate.

Apply frosting as shown in the video and chill until set.

Cut as desired once done.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 668Calories from Fat 180

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 773 mg32.21%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 84 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet