If you guys couldn’t tell, I have hopped on the pumpkin train and i do not know if I will ever come off of it. I had some extra pumpkin leftover and I have been absolutely loving the fall staple, so i thought why not combine it with my other staple flavor, peanut butter and chocolate. And that is the story of how these super easy & super tasty treats were born!

Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

I love these bars because of the obvious reason of being filled with peanut buttery, chocolatey, pumpkiny goodness … but also for the fact that they are made with such great ingredients. Don’t get me wrong I love a decadent dessert, but a lot of the times and with a lot of my recipes I go for sweet treats that i know will fuel me properly throughout my days. And these do just that! The only sweetener in here is a little bit of maple syrup, the rest comes from the pumpkin and the chocolate chips. Which I think makes these an excellent choice for an on the go breakfast, a delicious addition to a yogurt bowl, or a perfect afternoon pick-me-up.

Another reason why I love these bars is because they are so dang easy. Literally a 30 minute process from start to finish. I actually had time to whip up a batch in between classes the other day, so they would be perfect if you didn’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen! Or would be a great addition to a weekly meal prep.

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peanut butter and pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars on a white plate with a white background

Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Baking
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


These quick and easy Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Bars are dairy-free, refined-sugar free, and made only with oat flour.


  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup oats (blended into a flour)
  • 1/2 cup oats (not blended)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine pumpkin, peanut butter, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Blend the cup of oats in a high speed blender or food processor until a flour consistency is formed.
  4. Add in oat flour, pumpkin spice, oats (not blended), chocolate chips, and baking powder.
  5. Transfer batter to a greased baking pan.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Let cool, cut into squares, and enjoy!


  • For this recipe, I wasn’t going for a very prominent pumpkin spice flavor so I didn’t use much pumpkin spice.  If that is what your looking for, simply add more pumpkin spice to taste.

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