Home » Dessert » Bar Recipes » Decadent Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Decadent Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Save and share!


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 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.

Other Easy Dessert Recipes that are perfect for fall:


Food tastes better when its shared with the ones you love!

There’s nothing I love more than seeing you make my recipes! If you make these Pumpkin Pecan Bars, don’t forget to leave a comment below and rate the recipe!

And if you are on Instagram, tag @thegingeredwhisk and use the hashtag #gingeredwhisk on social media when you make my recipes so that I can share them and maybe even feature you. Follow along to get the latest updates:

And don’t forget to subscribe to the email list to get all the extra tips, tricks and bonuses! 

Subscribe here!


Want to save this for later? PIN THIS TO YOUR EASY DESSERTS BOARD on Pinterest!


pumpkin bars with pecan topping and whipped cream

Pumpkin Pecan Bars Recipe

These pumpkin pecan bars are the perfect fall dessert - flaky oatmeal crust, creamy spiced pumpkin killing and a crumbly pecan crust.
4.50 from 8 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 16 Bars
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Jenni



  • 1 c. flour
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. quick oatmeal
  • ½ c. butter


  • 2 c. canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • 1 c. evaporated milk
  • ¾ c. white sugar
  • ½ tsp. ginger


  • ½ c. pecans
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • ½ c. brown sugar


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


Serving: 1g | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 88mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g


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

  2. 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!

  3. Pam Greer says:

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.