Vegan Pumpkin Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Pumpkin everywhere! In the spirit of the season I am trying to get into pumpkin more. I saw this and thought it would be fun and easy to make. And it has peanut butter; one of my all-time faves.  Like if I was a contestant on Survivor, I would bring chunky peanut butter as my one personal item. Another bonus, these bars do not need eggs or butter so no need to bring anything to room temperature – these can be made on the fly. 

It was so simple and only requires one bowl. Double bonus! Or are we at triple now? I lost count.

Vegan Pumpkin Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
Recipe adapted from Love Veggies and Yoga
Makes about 16 squares

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (I use chunky PB)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
*Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 8″x8″ baking pan with margarine or cooking spray.  Note: If you want to keep it vegan, make sure you don’t use butter.
*Mix all ingredients into a bowl. 
*Spread mixture into greased pan. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool before slicing.

Enjoy! See if people like them and then tell them it’s vegan 😉


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