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Crunchy, sweet Chocolate Pumpkin Granola Bars make a great on the go breakfast or snack and are loaded with fall-time flavors!

Chocolate Pumpkin Granola Bars

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Yield 12 -16 bars

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350º, line a large baking sheet with parchment and a 9"x13" baking pan with parchment, hanging the paper over the edges.
  2. Spread the oats over the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl combine the baked oats, flax meal, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  4. In a sauce pan add the pumpkin, honey, coconut oil and sugar and bring to a boil over medium heat, cook for one minute.
  5. Pour the pumpkin mixture over the oat mixture and stir to combine, set aside and cool 30-45 minutes, or be impatient like me and throw it in the freezer for 15.
  6. Stir in the chocolate chips and press the mixture into the 9"x13" pan, bake for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Cool completely, cut into bars and serve.

Courses breakfast, granola bar, snack

Recipe by It Bakes Me Happy at http://itbakesmehappy.com/2012/10/chocolate-pumpkin-granola-bars-pumpkin-delights-recipe-series.html