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Pumpkin pie bar topped with candy pecans on a white plate
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The Best Pumpkin Pie Bars

Enjoy a decadent dessert that will blow your guests away with flavor. All the flavors of pumpkin pie that are made with ease!
Course Baking, Christmas dessert, Dessert, Fall dessert, Thanksgiving
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas dessert, pumpkin dessert, pumpkin, fall dessert, Thanksgiving dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Servings 14 squares
Calories 313.07kcal
Author Eileen Kelly


Pumpkin Pie Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Pumpkin Pie Bars Filling

  • 16 ounce can, pumpkin puree Note 1
  • 12 ounce can, evaporated milk Note 2
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Candied Pecan Topping

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter


How to make the Pumpkin Pie Crust

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, unsalted butter, quick-cooking oats, and brown sugar. The mix will be crumbly.
  • Press into an ungreased 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, the crust will set.
  • Remove from oven, set aside.

Pumpkin Pie Bars Filling

  • Add to a large bowl, beat together pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, eggs, white sugar, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves.
  • Pour into the baked crust.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • Add the candied pecan topping, recipe below.
  • Place back in the oven. Bake another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven. Let cool, slice and serve.

Candied Pecan Topping

  • In a small bowl, combine chopped pecans, brown sugar, and melted butter.
  • Set aside to use for topping the pumpkin pie filling.


Note 1: Be sure to use pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling which has added sweeteners.
Note 2: We use 2% low-fat evaporated milk in this recipe.
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes. 




Serving: 1square | Calories: 313.07kcal | Carbohydrates: 42.22g | Protein: 5.36g | Fat: 14.56g | Saturated Fat: 6.73g | Cholesterol: 65.33mg | Sodium: 157.01mg | Potassium: 150.99mg | Fiber: 2.07g | Sugar: 30.49g | Vitamin A: 6270.51IU | Vitamin C: 1.59mg | Calcium: 54.45mg | Iron: 2.01mg