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Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bars

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, dessert, pumpkin
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 24 bars
Calories 155 kcal


  • 2 cups flour 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • .50 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • .25 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 15 ounces pumpkin 1 15 ounces can pumpkin
  • 4 eggs 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1.5 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 1 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 8 ounces cream cheese 1 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened
  • .33 cup sugar 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon milk
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  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 15x10 inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges.

  2. In a large bowl stir together: flour, 1 ½ cup sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and ground cloves. Stir in pumpkin, 4 eggs and oil until well combined. Spread the batter in the prepared pan.

  3. In a small pan melt ¾ of the chocolate chips over low heat. Stirring to ensure that all the chocolate is melted and not burning on the side of the pan. Remove from heat.

  4. In a small bowl beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in 1 egg, milk, and melted chocolate. Spoon over pumpkin batter. Using the blade of a knife, swirl slightly to marble the pumpkin and chocolate mixture. Chop the remaining chocolate pieces and sprinkle over the chocolate pumpkin mixture.

  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until puffed and toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan over a wire rack. Using foil, lift uncut bars out of the pan. Cut into bars. 

  6. Around 24 bars.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 138mg6%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1685IU34%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.