Pumpkin Cookie Bars

Pumpkin Cookie Bars

(makes 36 bars)

baking spray with flour
1/4 cup (120 ml) liquid egg substitute
2 large egg whites
3/4 cup (143 g) one-to-one sugar substitute
1/3 cup (65 g) plus 1 tablespoon (8 g) nonfat dry milk
1/4 cup (60 ml) canola oil
1 16-ounce can (480 g) unsweetened pumpkin
1/4 cup (36g) currants
2 cups (280 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons (10 ml) pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt (0.6 ml) (optional)

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C), Gas Mark 4. Coat a 13 x 9 inch (32.5 X 22.5 cm) baking pan with baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine egg substitute, egg whites, sugar substitute. dry skim milk, canola oil, and pumpkin. Mix for about 2 minutes. Stir in currants.
  3. Sift dry ingredients over the mixture and fold in. Place the batter into he prepared pan and bake for about 40 minutes until the batter springs bake when touched in the center. Cool in the pan and cut into 36 bars.

Per 1-bar serving: 56 calories (23% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 39 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)