Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mbieker1

Makes 12 servings



From here:http://picky-palate.com/2010/09/23/chocolate-and-pumpkin-pie-shortbread-bars/

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars

2 sticks butter (softened)
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups canned pumpkin
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
1 cup chopped chocolate or chocolate chips

Recipe Directions for Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a stand or electric mixer cream the butter and sugars until well combined. Slowly add in flour and salt until dough forms. Press into the bottom of an 88 inch baking dish that?s been lined with foil and sprayed with cooking spray.

  2. To prepare pumpkin layer, mix pumpkin sugar, cream, eggs, cinnamon and nutmeg into a mixing bowl until well combined. Pour over shortbread layer. Bake for 45 minutes or until pumpkin layer is golden brown.

  3. Let cool for 30 minutes then cut into bars. Melt chocolate over a double broiler or in microwave until smooth then spread over bars. Sprinkle with white sprinkles if desired and serve room temperature or chill until ready to serve.

Categories

Dessert, American, Thanksgiving, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
447
Calories from Fat
212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.6g
36%
Saturated Fat
14.5g
73%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
222mg
9%
Potassium
129mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
57.6g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
40.1g
Protein
3.7g
Vitamin A 139% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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