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Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars
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Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars are so soft, moist and super delicious! It's a perfect fall time dessert to share....or not! Addicting!
Course: Dessert
Keyword: bars, fall baking, halloween, pumpkin, pumpkin bars
Author: Kim Lange


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • cup white sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour If not using oats, use 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats optional
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips save out ½ for sprinkling on top


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, white sugar for several minutes and then add pumpkin and beat in until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time until well blended.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice and salt together in a bowl, then pour and stir into the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Mix in the oats and 1 & ½ cups chocolate chips until just combined.
  • Spread into 2 8x8 greased pans or a 13x9 greased pan, add saved out chocolate chips and sprinkle on top and bake for 15 to 20 for 2 8x8 pans or 20-25 minutes for 13x9 pan or until just light brown.
  • Don't over-bake for best results.
  • Cool, cut and store in an airtight container.


To make these more like blondie-ish, omit an egg.
Add less chocolate chips to batter for less chocolate flavor.