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pumpkin-coconut-cranberry squares

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a very moist, sweet and tangy blondie type dessert. This is excelant with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream. This recipe was given to me by a friend from England- we call her "lovey".

(4 ratings)
yield 9 x13-inch pan-full
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pumpkin-coconut-cranberry squares

  • 15 oz
    can pumpkin pie mix(the one with the spices and sugar already in it)
  • 1/2 c
    coconut flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 lg
  • 2 Tbsp
    coconut cream concentrate dissolved in 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 8 oz
    softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    coconut oil
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut for garnish
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make pumpkin-coconut-cranberry squares

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350^. Spray a 8x12-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. For thinner bars use 9x13 pan bake 35 min-test if done. For thicker bars use 9x9- pan bake 40 min- test if done.
  • 2
    Mix coconut flour with baking powder. Set aside. Beat together the butter and cream cheese. Add coconut oil, eggs, and coconut cream mixed with the water.Add pumpkin mix blend together well and add to the flour mixture.
  • 3
    Add and fold in the cranberry sauce and coconut extract. Pour into prepared pan and top with coconut and chopped nuts. Bake for 40 minutes. Test to see if done with a toothpick in the middle. Cool on wire rack and cut into squares. Top with vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream.
  • 4
    Note: Coconut Cream Concentrate is like a solid butter- you can eat it with a spoon. Coconut oil is available at Trader Joe's and whole foods.

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