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5 from 4 votes

These healthy pumpkin pie bars are creamy, dreamy and delicious. They tastes just like pumpkin pie but have so many more nutritional benefits! You will want to make these year-round.

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It’s pumpkin pieeeee timeeee! FINALLY. Pumpkin pie happens to be my favorite pie of all time. Although I only eat it a few times a year…every time I have a slice I always think to myself why I don’t eat it more and then I realized because well, its PIE.

I made these because…..
1. My Dad gave me a HUGE bag of walnuts and I had no idea what to do with them
2. I love pumpkin pie

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These bars are made with a walnut-date base crust and the filling tastes just like pie with spicy pumpkin and I used whole grains and nutrient dense, Kodiak Cakes flour that made it extra fluffy.

These bars make a great dessert to bring to any holiday gathering! I  just made another batch of this recipe this week and I keep them in my fridge and pack a few to bring to work for either breakfast or a snack!


  • Wholesome
  • Healthy
  • Tastes like pie
  • Rich in potassium and fiber
  • Packed with antioxidants
  • Naturally sweetened
  • Creamy
  • Makes the perfectly sweet treat!

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie Bars

These healthy pumpkin pie bars are creamy, dreamy and delicious. They tastes just like pumpkin pie but have so many more nutritional benefits!
5 from 4 votes
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • For the crust:
  • 10 dates; soaked in hot water for 30 minutes and pits removed
  • 2 cups walnuts or pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • For the pumpkin pie filling:
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil; melted
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 Tbsp. white sugar optional
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes flapjack & waffle mix


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For the crust, combine all of the ingredients in food processor. Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper and press mixture into an even layer. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile the crust is cooking, make your pumpkin filling! Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl. Pour over the crust layer and put back in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove from oven and let cool until pumpkin is set. I like to put my bars in the fridge to cool completely and then cut into squares.
  • *Top with whipped cream or a simple icing, or enjoy as is!
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  1. Would this work without the Kodiak Cakes flapjack & waffle mix? I don’t want to have to buy a box just to use 1/2 cup if I don’t have to as I doubt i would ever use the rest. Thank you.

  2. Hi Cherylnn! Great question! You do not have to use the Kodiak cake mix. There are a few different options 1) You can simply use regular pancake/waffle mix. 2) You can use 1/4 oatmeal and 1/4 cup pancake/waffle mix. If you use the oatmeal I suggest putting it in a food processor to make oat flour. 3) You can use 1/2 cup of ground oat. Please keep in mind the bars won’t be as sweet in flavor. Hope that helps you! 🙂