Whole-Grain Pumpkin-Pecan Blondies
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Serves: 16 blondies
 
Whole-Grain Pumpkin-Pecan Blondies are kid-friendly, simple to make, and ready to be your go-to dessert this fall.
Ingredients
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin puree)
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup liquid coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour (or whole-wheat pastry flour)
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup roughly chopped pecans
  • **Chocolate-Maple Drizzle (optional)**
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper coated with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Combine eggs, pumpkin puree, sugar, oil, and vanilla in a large bowl; stir with a whisk.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt. Stir with a whisk. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture; stir to combine. Fold in pecans.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake at 350°F for 22 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 16 pieces.
  5. Combine cocoa powder and maple syrup in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Drizzle evenly over blondies.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 blondie Calories: 142 Fat: 7 gm Saturated fat: 3 gm Carbohydrates: 20 gm Sugar: 14 gm Sodium: 75 mg Fiber: 2 gm Protein: 3 gm
Recipe by Dishing Out Health at http://dishingouthealth.com/whole-grain-pumpkin-pecan-blondies/