Go Back
+ servings
Paleo Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Pie Bars: The perfect alternative to pumpkin pie! Homemade Nutella swirl through a thick layer of pumpkin pie filling, sitting atop a shortbread crust - you won't believe they're gluten free, dairy free, and paleo. | stressbaking.com

Paleo Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Pie Bars

5 from 2 votes
The perfect alternative to pumpkin pie! Homemade Nutella swirl through a thick layer of pumpkin pie filling, sitting atop a shortbread crust - you won't believe they're gluten free, dairy free, and paleo.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 53 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 3 minutes
Servings 16 bars (or 9 large)

Ingredients
  

Crust:

  • ½ cup coconut oil, room temperature
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon salt

Filling:

  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1-15 oz can organic pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup homemade paleo Nutella

Instructions
 

Crust:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of an stand mixer, combine coconut oil and maple syrup on high speed until combined and creamy.
  • Add coconut flour, ground cinnamon and salt and mix on low speed until completely combined.
  • Press batter into prepared pan and flatted into an even layer and bake for 8 minutes. Set aside.

Filling:

  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, pumpkin, coconut sugar, coconut milk, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and salt until completely combined and mostly smooth.
  • Pour over the prepared crust, smoothing with a spatula if necessary.
  • If it's not already a pourable consistency, warm your homemade nutella in the microwave for about 30 seconds.
  • Place large dollops of Nutella on top of the pumpkin filling, then drag a knife between the dollops to create swirls.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until the top is set and no longer jiggles if you lightly shake the pan. Let cool completely in pan.
  • Use the edges of the parchment paper to lift the bars out of the pan, slice into 9-16 pieces and enjoy!

Notes

Not paleo? Feel free to use real Nutella!

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4168IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Tried this recipe?Leave a comment and rating!