Almost Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares

Yield: 16 squares

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Tessa Arias Almost Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares have the flavorful combination of wonderful spices and soothing chocolate. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Almost Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares[/caption] I did it. I made...

12 Responses to “Almost Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares”

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    Jessica L. — September 17, 2012 at 8:00 am

    These look awesome!! I have a feeling I will be making them very soon :)

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    Laurie — September 17, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    These look great. I often make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread. It’s one of the basic recipes out there and I put in chocolate chips, rather than nuts and raisins. Thanks, for posting the Rosh Hashanah wishes (I celebrate the holiday). Which leads me to a question…have you ever made Honey Cake? I made some…it’s a big batch so I have one for now and will bring the other to my neighbors’ for Yom Kippur. If you’ve never made it, it would be fun to read a write up on it. I made the version by Marci Goldman.

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    Sonya — September 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    Hi Tessa,

    Is there a replacement for the coconut oil? I’m not sure how readily available coconut oil is in Canada.


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      Tessa — September 17, 2012 at 9:30 pm

      It’s available in most supermarkets or health food stores here in the U.S. but if you can’t find it you can use vegetable oil.

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    Cathy @ Noble Pig — September 17, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    It’s 90 degrees here and all I can think about are pumpkin and apples…love this. And yes…there is health here!

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    what katie's baking — September 17, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    yay for pumpkin recipes!! your pumpkin chocolate chip squares look fantastic.

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    Julia {The Roasted Root} — September 18, 2012 at 6:08 am

    Pumpkin treats are so much fun to bake! My garden is trying its darndest to grow pumpkins so hopefully I’ll get a couple of nice ones to bake into this treat!

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    Felicity — September 18, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    Just made a delicious variation on this recipe. I didn’t have choc chips, so instead I added 1/2 cup of chopped macadamia nuts and thought to myself, why not add some unsweetened cocoa powder as well?! (About 2 tablespoons I think.) Yummo! Your website is simply lovely. I drool over every single recipe, even the ones I don’t intend on making. And now that I’ve ‘Liked’ your website on Facebook I get all your new recipes delivered straight to my news feed page. Regards, one happy little cook from Australia :-)

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    Pixie — September 9, 2013 at 6:59 am

    Hi I always make these and they come out fantastic! My son is allergic to wheat, nut, dairy, egg, and gluten and so are his classmates. I want to make this for open house. I was wondering do you think this would work out using rice drink instead of dairy milk?

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    Pixie — September 9, 2013 at 7:02 am

    Also do u think replacing the eggs with a banana will work out as well?

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      Tessa — September 9, 2013 at 7:20 am

      I think rice drink would work fine (though I’ve never baked with it so I’m not 100% sure). You could definitely try using banana as an egg replacement, again I’ve never done that in this recipe so I can’t be certain how they would turn out.

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    Maya — November 21, 2015 at 7:13 am

    I’ve made these twice before and they were amazing each time! I want to bring them to a dinner party and am wondering if it would work to double the recipe and bake in a 9×13 pan?

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