Deliciously comforting, full of dreamy pumpkin spice flavor and sweet chocolate chips to finish it off!
1 1/4 cups gluten free all-purpose flour
1/2 cup gluten free oats (yes they exist)
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1.5 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup pumpkin pureé (not pumpkin pie filling)
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any nut milk)
1/2 cup natural peanut butter (or any nut butter)
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup vegan chocolate chips
1/4 cup pecans (optional)
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 8×8 square baking dish with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix the flour, oats, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, ginger, baking powder and sea salt together until well combined. Then add in all the wet ingredients: the pumpkin, almond milk, peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla and mix until thoroughly combined. Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans.
Transfer to the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes!
Let cool for 10-20 minutes and slice into squares. Enjoy!
Store leftovers in an airtight container.
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