Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free Pumpkin Pie Bars

Who’s in the mood for some RAW, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free pumpkin pie bars? Now that Labor Day has passed we can just go full apple, ginger, pumpkin, etc., right? I feel like this is such a good, simple dessert recipe for fall (and later Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, you name it!).


Pumpkin layer:

1 cup cashews⁣⁣

1/3 cup pumpkin puree⁣⁣

1/4 cup maple syrup ⁣⁣

1 tsp pumpkin spice⁣⁣

1 tsp cinnamon⁣⁣

1/2 tbsp vanilla extract⁣⁣

1/2 tsp ginger⁣⁣

1/4 tsp nutmeg⁣⁣

⁣⁣Pinch of salt⁣⁣

Crust layer:

2 cups almond flour⁣⁣

1/4 cup coconut oil⁣⁣

1/4 cup + 1 tbsp maple syrup ⁣⁣

1/2 tsp vanilla extract⁣⁣

Pinch of salt ⁣⁣


Pumpkin layer:

Soak cashews (preferably 1 hour)⁣⁣

Add to food processor or high powered blender ⁣⁣

Add pumpkin purée; blend⁣⁣

Add maple syrup; blend⁣⁣

Add spices and blend until completely smooth⁣⁣

Crust layer:

Add all ingredients to a bowl and blend until smooth⁣⁣


Add parchment paper to a 9×5 pan⁣⁣

Pour crust ingredients into pan and press to flatten to about 3/4 inch ⁣⁣

Pour pumpkin layer and spread even ⁣⁣

Freeze for 1+ hrs; remove and cut into slices⁣⁣

Keep in freezer or fridge

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