Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars for Thanksgiving

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Hello, wonderful readers! As Thanksgiving approaches, I wanted to share a delightful treat that’s perfect for the season and, of course, 100% vegan. These Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars capture the essence of traditional pumpkin pie but in a convenient, bite-sized form.

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These pumpkin bars are creamy, flavorful, and will surely be a hit at any Thanksgiving gathering. Let’s dive in!

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Ingredients You Need

Vegan Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Crust:

Filling:

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How To Make Vegan Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Prepare the Crust:

    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted coconut oil, and sugar or syrup. Mix until the mixture resembles wet sand.
    • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of an 8×8-inch baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes, then set aside to cool slightly.

Prepare the Filling:

    • In a blender or food processor, combine all the filling ingredients. Blend until smooth and creamy.
    • Pour the pumpkin mixture over the crust in the baking dish, spreading it out evenly.

Bake and Cool:

    • Place the baking dish back in the oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the filling is set and slightly firm to the touch.
    • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely at room temperature. For best results, refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve:

    • Cut into bars and serve chilled. Top with coconut whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.

Storing Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars

  • These bars can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Other Options for Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars

  • If you want a gluten-free option, you can use gluten-free graham crackers or almond flour for the crust.

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FAQ for Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars

What are Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars?

    • They’re a 100% vegan treat that captures the essence of traditional pumpkin pie in a convenient, bite-sized form.

Do I need special ingredients for the crust?

    • The crust requires vegan-friendly graham cracker crumbs, melted coconut oil, and either coconut sugar or maple syrup.

Can I make this gluten-free?

How long should I bake the vegan pumpkin pie bars?

      • Bake them for 40-45 minutes at 350°F (175°C) or until the filling is set and slightly firm to the touch.

How should I serve the vegan pumpkin pie bars?

    • Cut them into bars and serve chilled. They can be topped with coconut whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired.

How long can I store these bars?

    • The bars can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Is the filling creamy?

    • Yes, the filling is made creamy using full-fat coconut milk and pumpkin puree, blended to perfection.

What spices are used in this vegan pumpkin pie bars recipe?

    • The filling contains pumpkin pie spice, which usually includes cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

Can I prepare these bars ahead of my Thanksgiving gathering?

    • Absolutely! In fact, it’s recommended to refrigerate them for at least 2 hours before serving, making them a great make-ahead treat.

Are these pumpkin pie bars sweet?

Vegan pumpkin pie barsThere you have it! A delicious vegan treat that’s perfect for Thanksgiving or any autumn gathering. Enjoy your Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars and have a wonderful holiday! 🍂🥧

Celebrate this Thanksgiving with a vegan twist on a classic treat! If you have any more questions, feel free to ask. Enjoy your Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars and have a wonderful holiday!

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars

Delight in the flavors of Thanksgiving with these 100% vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars. Ideal for Thanksgiving or any autumn gathering. Top with coconut whipped cream for an added layer of delight.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Holiday, Pie, Vegan
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: autumn treats, bars, creamy pumpkin bars, Pumpkin Pie, thanksgiving recipes, vegan holiday desserts, vegan pumpkin sweets
Servings: 9
Calories: 225kcal
Cost: $13

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs ensure it’s vegan-friendly
  • 6 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or maple syrup

Filling:

  • 1 can 15 oz pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

Prepare the Crust:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted coconut oil, and sugar or syrup. Mix until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of an 8×8-inch baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes, then set aside to cool slightly.

Prepare the Filling:

  • In a blender or food processor, combine all the filling ingredients. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the pumpkin mixture over the crust in the baking dish, spreading it out evenly.

Bake and Cool:

  • Place the baking dish back in the oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the filling is set and slightly firm to the touch.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely at room temperature. For best results, refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve:

  • Cut into bars and serve chilled. Top with coconut whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.

 


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