Glazed Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Pair the great taste of pumpkin with Fiber One® original bran cereal in a spicy dessert bar.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Bars

2
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1/2
cup canola or vegetable oil
1/2
cup orange juice
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup chopped walnuts

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 6 teaspoons orange juice

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray, or grease and flour pan. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In large bowl, beat oil, 1/2 cup orange juice, the pumpkin and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Stir in crushed cereal; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 Beat in remaining bar ingredients except walnuts on low speed until well blended. Stir in walnuts. Spread evenly in pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough of the 4 to 6 teaspoons orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

You can store bars for up to two months in your freezer. Layer bars with waxed paper and tightly cover in freezer containers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.