Pumpkin Granola Bars

Here’s to you pumpkin lovers! Makes a great autumn lunch box/on-the-go snack, and it’s healthy enough. You can be pretty creative and mix and match ingredients that are in there (like adding raisins, cranberries, etc). These freeze really well!

Original recipe makes 25 bars


3/4 cup pumpkin puree
1 egg
1/4 cup room-temperature butter
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons molasses
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup wheat germ
2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut
2 teaspoons ground flax
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    40 mins


    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a jelly roll pan.
  2. Beat pumpkin puree, egg, butter, honey, and molasses together in a large bowl. Stir rolled oats, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, coconut, ground flax, orange zest, and cinnamon into the pumpkin mixture; spread into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 40 minutes. Cut into bars while still warm.


Calories: 89 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Fat: 4.5 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Protein: 2.2 g
Sodium: 36 mg