Pumpkin Squares

Oats and squash-sweet potato make custard-like filling. Not a cake.

Oats thickens mixture. Dates and apple sauce sweeten.

Uses

  • Filling for Pumpkin Pie. Just add crust of choice.

My 2nd baking recipe, after Black Bean Brownies. Unlike brownies I have not tried adding flour, baking soda, etc., nor traced the origins of this recipe.

PREPARATION

  • Roasted Pumpkin

Makes about 4 cups, which is thin (1 inch thick) for 8 inch square pan. For two pies, double this recipe.

DRY

  • 1 cup oat flour (grind in dry blender)
  • 2 cups pumpkin, sweet potato, etc.

WET

  • 3-6 medjool dates, pitted (optional soak in almond milk, or substitute prunes)
  • 1 sm-med apple, chunks
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

SPICE

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 thin slices ginger (optional)

Bake 350F 40m.