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Frosted Pumpkin Oatmeal Squares

A Fall treat with the perfect amount of pumpkin, spice and chocolate.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 20 -30 servings
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • For Dry Ingredients
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup ground oats *I ground with attachment from the immersion blender
  • 1/2 cup ground walnuts *I ground with attachment from the immersion blender
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar *packed light or dark
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • For the Wet Ingredients
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 2 tbsp either coconut oil or macadamia nut oil
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • For the Frosting
  • 2 tbsp butter *softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese *softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4- 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • For the Squares
  • Measure and combine dry ingredients in a large bow with the exception of chocolate chips and walnuts. Set Aside.
  • In a stand mixture measure and combine all wet ingredients. Mix well.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet. Scrap down sides of mixer bowl and mix again.
  • Add walnuts and chocolate chips. Stir just until blended in.
  • Line a large 4 sided cookie sheet with parchment paper and pour batter over paper making sure to spread evenly.
  • Bake at 325℉ for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool almost completely. Using sides of parchment paper carefully move bake batter onto cutting board.
  • Let cool completely before frosting.
  • For the Frosting
  • In a stand mixer, cream butter and cream cheese. Add powered sugar 1 cup at a time mixing thoroughly before adding next cup. Halfway through creaming process add vanilla. If frosting becomes to thick, add milk 1 tsp at a time until correct consistency.
  • Assembly
  • Frost oatmeal squares. Cut into squares using pizza cutter or knife, in desired size. Garnish with chocolate chips.

Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.* Do you love frosting? If yes, then you will probably want to double the frosting recipe.