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Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars

Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars
Makes:
48 bars (4 dozen)
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
47
minutes
based on
14 reviews
Pumpkin, white chips and macadamia nuts come together to create this taste-tempting treat.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels, divided
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon, cloves and baking soda in a small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until blended; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 1/2 cup morsels and nuts. Spread into prepared jelly-roll pan.

BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

PLACE remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over bars. Cut into bars.


Reviews:

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  •  Star(s)

    Yummy!

    Cathie Haughwout from Leland, NC

    Great bars. Used toasted pecans and didn't use drizzle, didn't last long enough to put on. These are sooooooooooooooo good. A must all year - great for get togethers.

  •  Star(s)

    Yummy!

    HEIDI CARLSON-REID from MONCTON

    These bars are very easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat. And they contain healthy pumpkin!

  •  Star(s)

    Great!

    Cathie Haughwout from Leland, NC

    Made these after seeing recipe tonite. Can honesty say they are all they claim. Moist, flavoral, just yummy. I added some craisins. Did not use the drizzle. May dust with 10X sugar. Also I used roasted pecans, chopped up.

  •  Star(s)

    WOW!!!

    Roxie Johnson from Hesston, KS

    I couldn't stop eating these delights!! They are very tasty. Wonderful pumpkin taste. The only thing I would change is put fewer chips in the bars. They were plenty sweet. I didn't put drizzle on them and they were still very good.

  •  Star(s)

    Pumpkin Chip Bars

    Kristen Crossley from Mountain View, CA

    These are absolute melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness. I used peanut butter morsels instead of the white chips, and it's just great.

  •  Star(s)

    Scrumptious!

    Nicole Cicoria from GENESEO, NY

    Wow! These bars are awesome! My husband even loves him and he is not the biggest fan of pumpkin. I substituted walnuts for the macadamia nuts and they came out great. My only suggestion is that you may need to bake them a little longer than the recommended time, as pumpkin takes a bit longer to firm up.

  •  Star(s)

    White Chip Macadamia Bars get "Pump"ed!

    Michelle Shevy from ROGERS, AR

    I made these bars just before Christmas. They were very moist, just how we like them! I tripled the drizzle amount. The pumpkin added flavor and nutrition. The large pan size made this recipe go a long way.

  •  Star(s)

    Great Pumpkin Bars

    JENNIFER KRUSE from MURRAY, UT

    My coworkers love them. I actually used a 9x13 pan, and baked five minutes longer. Because I live in a high elevation area, I added a tbsp. of additional flour and baked 25 degrees hotter.

  •  Star(s)

    A family favorite

    Carolyn Heintz from Mentor, OH

    I just want to say that this recipe is now requested every holiday season. I come from a family of bakers and it is very intimidating to bring new things to family gatherings but, I made this recipe about five years ago for the first time. My family loved it so much that every year they ask for them. It has become almost as big of a tradition as pumpkin pie. It is so easy and tastes so great. I think everyone should try it on their families this year.

  •  Star(s)

    Great Pumpkin Bars

    denise oto from

    I baked these bars with all the white chips and just dusted the tops with powdered sugar. They were a big hit at the bake sale.

  •  Star(s)

    Moist and cake-like

    Cat from southwest

    This was probably the thickest, stickiest batter I've ever had to work with. It took some work to spread it somewhat nicely into the pan and I thought it would stick for sure (I used an ungreased nonstick Wilton) but it came out great with no sticking. More like a cake than a bar, but the white chocolate adds just the right amount of sweetness.

  •  Star(s)

    A Crowd Pleaser

    April Hansen from Great Falls, MT

    I made this for a potluck and everyone raved about it. I was in a time crunch and looked for a recipe that was quick and easy. I ran across this one and gave it a try. It was a big hit, everyone wanted the recipe. If you like pumpkin you will like this, give it a try.

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    Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars

    Sandra Fox from Saginaw, MI

    Very good flavor and moist. The white chips add a special taste to the pumpkin. A very nice fall specialty.

  •  Star(s)

    Makes a nice gift

    Janine Bergeron from Sheboygan, WI

    These make lovely gifts wrapped in colored paper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/48 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 48 

  • Calories: 140
  • Calories from Fat: 80
  • Total Fat: 9g (13% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4.5g (22% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
  • Sodium: 70mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 14g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (3% of DV)
  • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 15% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels, divided
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

 

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon, cloves and baking soda in a small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until blended; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 1/2 cup morsels and nuts. Spread into prepared jelly-roll pan.

BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

PLACE remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over bars. Cut into bars.

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