Easy Pumpkin Muffin Bars

Common pantry ingredients make these quick and easy pumpkin bars a perfect addition to breakfast or snack time!
  • Prep time 15 mins
  • Cook time 20 mins
  • Yields 16

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  • Recipe Submitted By Lindsay Staniforth


  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup ground flax
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 can ( 398 mL) pumpkin (plain, not pumpkin pie filling)
  • Optional: 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • measuring cups and measuring spoons
  • mixing bowl
  • mixing spoon
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • spatula
  • kitchen knife


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a mixing bowl stir together oats, flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, and salt. 
  3. In a large liquid measuring cup mix together oil, water, flax, sugar, and vanilla. 
  4. Add oil mixture to dry ingredients and stir well. 
  5. Add the pumpkin and mix through. If adding chocolate chips, stir them in.
  6. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  7. Spread the mixture onto the baking sheet. 
  8. Using the spatula, spread into a rectangular shape, approximately an inch thick. 
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Allow to cool slightly. 
  11. Cut into squares. 
  12. Enjoy!

You can also substitute cooked yams or cooked pumpkin for the canned. Check out this pumpkin purée recipe.

These pumpkin muffin bars are a great healthy snack option for all ages!

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  • We make these all the time! Instead of baking on a baking sheet, we spread the batter into a greased 9x13 lasagna pan. We find it easier to manage that way :)

    Nicole 15 August 2019, at 3:00 pm

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