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Frugal Pumpkin Squares Recipe

Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted softened butter
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven 350-degrees;Grease a 9x13 baking pan and set it aside.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined, then add in the pumpkin
  • Mix in the dry ingredients until the mixture is creamy, but thick. Fold in the chocolate chips - the milk and dark play very nicely with the pumpkin!
  • Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan. Bake for about 35-40 minutes until the sides start to pull away from the sides.
  • Cool completely in the pan.
  • Refrigerate overnight in the pan.
  • Cut the bars in the pan and serve. Store leftovers in an airtight container.