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Creamy Choco-Pumpkin Bars

 
One serving costs about $0.48

$0.48 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

32 antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:14%

Spoonacular Score: 14%

 

Creamy Choco-Pumpkin Bars might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. One serving contains 166 calories, 2g of protein, and 11g of fat. This recipe serves 32 and costs 48 cents per serving. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. A mixture of butter, semi-sweet chocolate chips, salt, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 19%. This score is rather bad. Try Creamy Choco-pumpkin Bars, Creamy Choco-Pumpkin Bars, and Choco-Cherry Bars for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps bourbon
bourbon
15 oz
15 oz canned pumpkin puree
canned pumpkin puree
8 oz
8 oz cream cheese
cream cheese
7 oz
7 oz crème fraîche
crème fraîche
2
2  eggs
eggs
1 tsp
1 tsp five spice powder
five spice powder
0.25 cups
0.25 cups flour
flour
2 cups
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
graham cracker crumbs
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
12 oz
12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
semi sweet chocolate chips
0.25 cups
0.25 cups sugar
sugar
0.5 cups
0.5 cups unsalted butter
unsalted butter
2 Tbsps bourbon
2 Tbsps
bourbon
15 oz canned pumpkin puree
15 oz
canned pumpkin puree
8 oz cream cheese
8 oz
cream cheese
7 oz crème fraîche
7 oz
crème fraîche
2  eggs
2
eggs
1 tsp five spice powder
1 tsp
five spice powder
0.25 cups flour
0.25 cups
flour
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cups
graham cracker crumbs
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
12 oz
semi sweet chocolate chips
0.25 cups sugar
0.25 cups
sugar
0.5 cups unsalted butter
0.5 cups
unsalted butter

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
paper towels
paper towels
spatula
spatula
knife
knife
aluminum foil
aluminum foil
oven
oven
baking pan
baking pan
paper towels
paper towels
spatula
spatula
knife
knife
aluminum foil
aluminum foil
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large 10x15 inch pan with foil.
  2. Mix the graham cracker crumbs with the sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan.
  3. Beat the cream cheese, Creme Fraiche and sugar together until smooth. Add the pumpkin, flour, five spice, salt, bourbon and eggs. Blend until smooth. Fold in the chocolate chips, reserving a handful for the top.
  4. Pour the mixture on top of the graham cracker crust. Smooth out with a spatula. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips on top. Smack the pan on the counter a couple times to smooth everything out.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the center is almost set, but still jiggles a little.
  6. Cool on a rack for one hour, then refrigerate another hour before cutting. To serve: pull the foil up on the sides and lift the whole pan of pumpkin bars out of the baking dish. Peel the foil off the sides carefully, then slice into desired size. Wipe the knife with a paper towel occasionally to keep the sides smooth. Makes 32 regular-sized bars.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.48
Ingredient
2 tablespoons bourbon
15 ounces canned pumpkin puree
8 ounces cream cheese
7 ounces crème fraîche
2 eggs
1 teaspoon five spice powder
1/4 cup flour
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
12 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
Price
$1.03
$2.43
$2.35
$3.54
$0.48
$0.19
$0.04
$1.86
$2.31
$0.07
$0.97
$15.27

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free brand of graham crackers.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • If you need to soften a block of cream cheese before using it, you can unwrap it and heat it in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds at a time until it is soft enough.

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
166 Calories
2g Protein
11g Total Fat
13g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
166
8%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
6g
40%

Carbohydrates
13g
5%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
29mg
10%

Sodium
122mg
5%

Alcohol
0.31g
2%

Caffeine
9mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
4%

Vitamin A
2311IU
46%

Manganese
0.17mg
9%

Copper
0.16mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Magnesium
26mg
7%

Phosphorus
65mg
7%

Fiber
1g
6%

Vitamin B2
0.06mg
4%

Selenium
2µg
4%

Potassium
123mg
4%

Zinc
0.52mg
3%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

Calcium
31mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.36mg
2%

Folate
8µg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.03mg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.42mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.2mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

Vitamin D
0.18µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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