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Decadent Pumpkin Pecan Bars

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Pumpkin bars pecan bars are an easy and  perfect fall dessert for a family or friend get together. Don’t settle for either pumpkin or pecan pie – have both amazing flavors in one easy bar! 

a stack of three pumpkin bars on a plate with whipped cream on the top
A dear friend introduced me to the recipe for these beautiful fall Pumpkin Pecan Bars, and I couldn’t be more pleased with them! Before now I have only had the traditional cream cheese frosting type pumpkin bars. And while those are pretty amazing by themselves, these bars really take it to the next level!
Look at those gorgeous layers!
Take these bars to your next holiday gathering or family meal, and you will impress everyone!
The layers are quick and easy to prepare – just make the next layer while the previous one is baking, and you will be done before you know it!


pumpkin bars with pecan topping and whipped cream

Pumpkin Pecan Bars

These Pumpkin Pecan Bars are the perfect fall dessert. A layered combination of a pumpkin pie with oatmeal crust topped with a pecan pie layer, and topped with a dollop of fresh whipped cream, it doesn’t get much better than this!
Store these bars in the fridge to keep them in perfect snacking condition! Dollop on some fresh whipped cream (a total must-have) when you are ready to serve.
a stack of three pumpkin bars on a plate

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Yield: 16 Bars

Pumpkin Pecan Bars Recipe

pumpkin bars with pecan topping and whipped cream

These pumpkin pecan bars are the perfect fall dessert - flaky oatmeal crust, creamy spiced pumpkin killing and a crumbly pecan crust.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. quick oatmeal
  • 1/2 c. butter


  • 2 c. canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1 c. evaporated milk
  • 3/4 c. white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger


  • 1/2 c. pecans
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix the ingredients for the crust (the flour, brown sugar, oatmeal and butter).
  3. Press the crust into the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. In a large bow, mix the pumpkin, eggs, cinnamon, cloves, evaporated milk, sugar and ginger until well incoporated.
  6. Pour over the hot crust.
  7. Bake at 15 additional minutes.
  8. Mix the ingredients for the topping - the pecans, butter, and brown sugar until tehy are crumbly.
  9. Sprinkle over the baked filling.
  10. Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes more.
  11. Cool in the pan, and on a wire rack, before serving.
  12. Serve with whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 239Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 88mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 4g

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Pam Greer

Sunday 3rd of November 2019

Oh my gosh, those layers are everything! This is the only pumpkin bar recipe that I make now!


Saturday 4th of February 2012

Casey, That is evaporated milk! Thanks for bringing that to my attention - the recipe should be fixed on both the blog and the recipage link now! ~Jenni


Saturday 4th of February 2012

when you say "canned milk" does that mean sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk?

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