Mexican Pumpkin Chocolate Bars
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Mexican Pumpkin Chocolate Bars
Mexican Pumpkin Chocolate Bars

Chocolate and cinnamon bring out the best in each other. Add pumpkin, and you've got a culinary delight in each bite of moist, tempting dessert bar.

Servings: 64 servings (1 serving = 1 Bar)
Crust
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Butter, unsalted, softened
12 oz
1 1/2 cups
Water, cool approx. 72°F
4 oz
1/2 cup
Walnuts, chopped
12 oz
3 cups
Filling
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Pumpkin puree, canned
4 lb 4.00 oz
8 1/2 cups
Cinnamon, ground
1 Tbsp
Eggs, large
1 lb 2.00 oz
9 each
Walnut Topping
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Cinnamon, ground
2 Tbsp
Cloves, ground
1/2 tsp
Walnuts, chopped
12 oz
3 cups
Semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 lb
2 1/2 cups
Finishing Topping
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Powdered sugar
1 oz
1/4 cup
Crust
  1. Place cake mix, butter, water and 3 cups walnuts in mixer bowl with paddle attachment.
  2. Mix on low speed until dough is formed.
  3. Press cake mixture evenly into well greased or parchment-lined full sheet pan.
Filling
  1. Stir 1 cup of flour, pumpkin, 1 Tbsp cinnamon and eggs in mixing bowl with whisk or rubber spatula until well blended.
  2. Pour pumpkin mixture over cake mixture and spread evenly.
Walnut Topping
  1. Combine 1 cup flour, 2 Tbsp cinnamon, cloves, 3 cups walnuts and chocolate chips in food processor.
  2. Grind ingredients to dark, crumbly texture; sprinkle evenly over pumpkin filling.
  3. Bake as directed below and allow to cool completely; sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar before cutting.
BAKE:
TEMP
TIME
Convection Oven*
300°F
30-34 minutes
Standard Oven
350°F
32-36 minutes
*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 15 minutes of baking.
  • Check out our recipe for Mexican Pumpkin Chocolate Bars. A delicious recipe featuring only the best products from General Mills Convenience and Foodservice.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
1 Bar
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
21g
Protein
5g
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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