Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars
When that craving for a pumpkin dessert hits, it doesn't get much easier or more delicious than these easy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars!
- 4 TBS unsalted butter very soft
- 1/3 cup oil any mild flavored oil - I use canola
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 15 oz can pumpkin purée
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 12 oz milk chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350.
Add butter, oil, sugars, and pumpkin to a large mixing bowl and beat until very well combined.
Add egg, vanilla, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and baking soda and mix well.
Add flour and mix until combined.
Stir in chocolate chips, reserving 1/4 cup for the top.
Spread batter into a greased 13x9" pan and sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until tester inserted into the center of the bars comes out clean or with moist crumbs.Store cooled bars covered at room temperature for 2 days, or refrigerated for a week.