Pumpkin Squares

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg + 2 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Preparation:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat an 8-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Whisk flour, baking powder, cocoa, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and salt in a small bowl. In a large bowl, mix pumpkin, sugar, egg and egg whites and oil. Stir flour and spice mixture into egg and sugar mixture.  Stir in chocolate chips. Empty batter into pan & bake for 18-20 minutes.  Remove from oven, let cool completely & cut into 16 squares

Each square has less than 70 calories, has 2g protein & 1.5g fiber, contains no saturated fat, only has 10g carbs

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