Apple Cinnamon-Pumpkin Bars

Apple Cinnamon-Pumpkin Bars

Use a high-fiber muffin mix to make delicious and fiber-rich pumpkin dessert bars.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

bars

Bars
1
box (15.3 oz) Betty Crocker® Fiber One™ apple cinnamon muffin mix
1/2
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/2
cup water
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
eggs
Topping
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon milk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray bottom only of 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir muffin mix, pumpkin, water, oil and eggs just until blended (batter may be lumpy). Spread in pan.
  2. Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; drizzle over bars. Sprinkle with walnuts. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 16 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Add 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice to enhance the pumpkin flavor.
Special Touch
For added flavor, toast nuts in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
Health Twist
Skip the topping, and just sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.