Maple Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

“From Penzeys Spices Winter 2015 on page 60. Nutritional Information according to recipe: Serving Size: 2 bars, 140 calories, 25 calories from fat, 2.5 g total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 10 g sugars, 4 g protein”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, combine the beans, pumpkin, syrup, spice, and salt and blend until very smooth.
  3. Add the flour and pulse to combine.
  4. Add the oats and pulse to combine.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl.
  6. Add the cereal and chocolate chips, ans stir to combine. If the mixture seems spreadable, you're good. If it's too dry, add 1/4 c water. If too runny, add an additional 1/4 c flour.
  7. Grease a 9x13 pan.
  8. Spread the mixture in the pan. Have a small cup of water nearby and dip your spatula in the water to make it easier to spread the mixture in the pan, or pat it out with your hands.
  9. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  10. Let cool and then cut into 1-2-inch squares.
  11. Remove from the pan, wrap individually in plastic wrap and keep in refrigerator.

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