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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

This easy one-bowl chocolate chip pumpkin bread is incredibly moist, wonderfully spiced, with lots of pumpkin flavor, and studded with mini chocolate chips. No mixer required and vegan-friendly, it’s a perfect, homemade fall treat!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (vegan) from

While pumpkin desserts typically get their start in early-Fall, pumpkin bread has always been a Thanksgiving treat in our family.

My mom makes an incredibly decadent version – that is more cake than bread despite baking in a loaf pan – which I look forward to every year. It’s the perfect treat alongside morning coffee or afternoon tea (or nibbled right out of the fridge).

I wanted Henry to experience this favorite family tradition too, so I updated the original recipe – making it egg free (and easily vegan), with a little bit less sugar and oil, but still super moist, generously spiced, and with lots of pumpkin flavor.

…and I added chocolate, because of course I did.

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November 6, 2019

Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie Bars

Rich and creamy gingersnap pumpkin pie bars – everything to love about classic pumpkin pie, but so much easier, with a flavorful gingersnap cookie crumb crust, a silky smooth, ginger-spiced pumpkin filling, and perfect for a crowd!

gingersnap pumpkin pie bars via

These gingersnap pumpkin pie bars are for those of you who thought, wow, last week’s roasted sugar pumpkin pie sounds deeelicious, but also like, a lot of work.

Well, my friends, welcome to everything there is to love about that super creamy and flavorful pumpkin pie, bundled up nicely in nearly foolproof bar form, and ready in less than half the time. They’re the lazy baker’s BFF.
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November 14, 2018

Perfect Pumpkin Pie (with Roasted Sugar and Chai Spices)

Smooth and creamy, perfect pumpkin pie. What begins as a classic, with a flaky, all-butter pie crust and flavorful pumpkin custard filling, is transformed with the addition of roasted sugar and warming chai spices, for what has become a holiday family favorite.

perfect pumpkin pie with roasted sugar and chai spices via

That’s right. This roasted sugar pumpkin pie is all kinds of perfect.

You won’t see a lot of “best” labels on this blog, but I’m making an exception for this beauty. Flaky all-butter crust. Decadent chai-spiced pumpkin filling. And a secret ingredient that takes things over the top.

Well, not so secret. I told you right there in the title – roasted sugar. It’s easy and delicious and perfectly at home in this otherwise mostly traditional pumpkin pie.
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November 8, 2018