Glazed Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Pair the great taste of pumpkin with Fiber One® original bran cereal in a spicy dessert bar.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 32

Ingredients

Bars

2
cups Fiber One® original bran cereal
1/2
cup canola or vegetable oil
1/2
cup orange juice
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup chopped walnuts

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 6 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray, or grease and flour pan. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In large bowl, beat oil, 1/2 cup orange juice, the pumpkin and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Stir in crushed cereal; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 Beat in remaining bar ingredients except walnuts on low speed until well blended. Stir in walnuts. Spread evenly in pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough of the 4 to 6 teaspoons orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    125mg
    125%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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