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Pumpkin Heath Caramel Bars

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Perhaps these pictures say enough?
They’re really, really good.
Like really, ridiculous good.

Recipe adapted from: How To Simplify
Pumpkin Heath Caramel Bars


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 c. Heath Bits
  • 1 c. unwrapped caramels + 1 tbsp. water, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  2. Mix the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin with a mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Pour flour, powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda into another bowl and mix.
  4. Pour flour mixture into pumpkin mixture and mix until incorporated and smooth. Mix in the Heath bits.
  5. Pour the batter into the baking dish and level out the batter. Pour the caramel over top and use a knife to swirl the caramel.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Top with ice cream and caramel sundae sauce.
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Ashton is the owner and author ofSomething Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador.Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.
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2 Responses to “Pumpkin Heath Caramel Bars”

  1. Torie posted on October 2, 2013 at 1:12 pm (#)

    These look amazing! Anything with caramel and pumpkin is a winner!

  2. jody posted on November 24, 2013 at 6:36 pm (#)

    I made these and they came out like cake not bars????