Recipe: Peter Pumpkin Squares – Simple and Easy

Indulge in this cinnamon-spiced pumpkin dessert recipe. A healthy way to warm you up during the fall. It is a simple and easy to make recipe that is also a delectable slice of sweet heaven. 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 24 bars

Serving Size: 1 bar


  • 1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the pumpkin, brown sugar, eggs and oil. Mix well.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, oats, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture. Stir well.
  • Spray a 9×13-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting into 24 bars.

Recipe provided by: Children’s Favorites Cookbook, SNAP-Ed USDA