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Pumpkin spice protein bars
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Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars

Pumpkin bars with a protein twist. These protein packed pumpkin spice bars are delicious and easy to make! Topped with a cream cheese frosting, and flavored with pumpkin pie spice. Yum!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese frosting, protein bars, pumpkin spice
Servings: 18
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 2/3 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 15 ounces canned pumpkin
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Organic Whey Protein
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin immulsion or 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin together in a large bowl. Set aside
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together Organic Whey Protein, flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Combine the flour mixture with the pumpkin mixture, until well mixed.
  • Coat a jelly roll pan with non-stick spray, and pour batter into it.
  • I love Nordic Ware pans because they will never rust, they cook evenly, and they are made in the USA.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile mix together frosting ingredients with a hand mixer until smooth.
  • Let pumpkin spice protein bars cool, then frost, slice, and enjoy!
  • Cool then frost.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 4000IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.2mg