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Apple Cinnamon-Pumpkin Bars

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Apple Cinnamon-Pumpkin Bars
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16
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Use a high-fiber muffin mix to make delicious and fiber-rich pumpkin dessert bars.
Updated Jan 6, 2009

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Add 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice to enhance the pumpkin flavor.
  • tip 2
    For added flavor, toast nuts in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • tip 3
    Skip the topping, and just sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Nutrition

180 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
11%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
14g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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