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Gluten Free Pumpkin Bars – Easy Pumpkin Pie


  • Author: Teri Delany
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 20 bars 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Gluten free Pumpkin Bars make an easy pumpkin pie substitution when entertaining a party. They are perfectly sized for a sweet pass around treat.


Ingredients

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Crust

Dry

  • 150g (5.3 oz) Flour Farm Organic Gluten Free Flour Blend (1 1/3 C + 1 T spoon & level)
  • 1 T Light Brown Cane Sugar, packed (14g)
  • 1/4 tsp Extra Fine Pink Himalayan Salt (1.5g)
  • 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum (1g)
  • 1/4 tsp Aluminum Free, Double Acting Baking Powder (1g)

Wet

  • 113g (4 oz) Salted Butter, very cold (1/2 stick or 1/2 C)
  • 1 1/2 T Sour Cream (22g)
  • 40 ml (1.35 fl oz) Cold Water (2 T + 2 tsp)
  • 1/4 tsp Pure Maple Extract (2.5 ml – optional, may also use Vanilla Extract)

Filling

  • 425g (15 oz) Pure Pumpkin Puree (about 2 C)
  • 3 Large Pasture Raised Eggs (150g)
  • 118 ml (4 fl oz) Heavy Cream (1/2 C)
  • 118 ml (4 fl oz) Evaporated Milk (1/2 C)
  • 200g (7 oz) Light Brown Cane Sugar (1 C packed)
  • 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice (2g)
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Allspice (.5g)
  • 1/4 tsp Extra Fine Pink Himalayan Salt (3g)
  • 1/4 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract (1g)

Instructions

Equipment: Digital scale (preferred), Quarter baking sheet, Mixing bowls, Measuring cups & spoons, Unbleached parchment, Whisk, Silicone spatula, Cooling rack

Before You Dive In – Prep: Please read!

  • Bring eggs and pumpkin puree to room temperature, (preferred)
  • Remove cream and evaporated milk from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking, (preferred)
  • Move oven rack to center
  • Cut a section of unbleached parchment to line the bottom of the baking sheet
  • Grease baking sheet, then place unbleached parchment and grease again, (try our non-stick baking Goop)
  • Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C)

Make crust!

Step 1: Whisk together the dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Grate the butter into the dry blend, and mix with a fork/fingers to distribute.

Step 2: Add the sour cream, water and extract to a small liquid measuring cup or bowl. Whisk to combine. Pour wet mix into the dry-butter mix and stir until you need to use your hands to fully blend. If you still have dry flour that is difficult to blend, add water by the teaspoon. Knead the dough for about 30 seconds until it comes together nicely in a ball.

Step 3: Break off chunks of dough and place evenly around the sheet pan. Press the dough into the pan until it fits snugly into corners and along the sides. It should be flat and look even.

Step 4: Place the baking sheet in the center of a preheated 375 F/190 C oven and bake for 15-18 minutes. The surface should appear lightly golden brown. (While the crust is baking, start the filling.) Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.

Make filling!

Step 1: In a large bowl, whisk together the wet filling ingredients until fully combined.

Step 2: Pour the filling over the warm, baked crust. Allow it to settle for a minute to release any air bubbles.

Step 3: Gently place the sheet pan in the center of the oven and bake for an additional 25-30 minutes. The center should be set – no jiggles. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack. When completely cool, cut the pie into bars and top with a dollop of whipped cream.

Bars may be refrigerated for up to three days.

Enjoy!

Notes

The nutrition information provided below is for the recipe as written using full-fat sour cream and homemade, whole milk evaporated milk.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: pie
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: american

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 160
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 125mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg

Keywords: gluten free pumpkin bars easy pumpkin pie