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A white baking pan with cooked pumpkin bars in it.

Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Bars

I cheated a bit and used a box of cake mix for the base and doctored it up with pumpkin for a fun Fall dessert. These would also make a really great breakfast, served alongside a nice cup of hot tea.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword autumn recipes, easy dessert recipes, easy pumpkin recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 460kcal


  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 box golden butter or yellow cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Nutella


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, beat the pumpkin, egg, butter, dry cake mix, and cinnamon until fully combined. The batter will be somewhat thick and sticky.
  • Spread the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Drop small spoonfuls of Nutella over the batter and use a knife to swirl it into the batter.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until the edges are beginning to brown and the center is set.
  • Cool completely before serving.


Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 5155IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 2.7mg