Weight Watchers Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Autumn is coming and the craving for all things pumpkin is right around the corner.  A decadent dessert that includes pumpkin spice is the perfect treat to enjoy. Our version of  Weight Watchers Pumpkin Bars Recipe offers decadent flavors all while keeping your Weight Watchers points in check.

INGREDIENTS – 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar – 2 Cups All Purpose Flour – 1 1/2 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice – 2 Tsp Baking Powder – 1 Tsp Baking Soda – 1/3 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce – 4 Eggs – 15 Oz Canned Pumpkin – 4 Oz Low Fat Cream Cheese

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and spray 10 x 15 x 1- inch jelly roll pan with non-stick spray, set aside. 2. In a bowl combine sugar, applesauce, and brown sugar. Beat mixture until well blended slowly adding in the eggs and pumpkin.

INSTRUCTIONS 3. In another bowl combine the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and baking soda. 4. Fold the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and stir until well blended.

INSTRUCTIONS 5. Spread mixture into the prepared pan. 6. Make the cream cheese topping by mixing the cream cheese, stevia, and yogurt together until smooth.

INSTRUCTIONS 7. Using a spoon, drop lumps of cream cheese mixture into the pan of pumpkin mix. 8. Swirl mixture with a knife to blend together slightly.

INSTRUCTIONS 9. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. 10. Allow to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before cutting into squares.

PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 30 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes