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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

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These Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars are so simple to prepare and are loved by everyone!

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Ahhhh, simple desserts are my favorite.  When you need a dessert to bring to friends, a party or potluck these are your bars.  Fun festive pumpkin flavor with delicious cinnamon sugar topping!

Hope you enjoy this simple ultra tasty bar!


Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Place your softened/partially melted butter and cake mix into a large mixing bowl.  Stir to combine slightly.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Pumpkin and egg up next.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Time for the egg 🙂

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

1 cup of pumpkin puree.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Cinnamon chips!  These are so yummy.  Keep an eye out at your grocery store, they seem easier to find around baking season.  You can always order them on Amazon if you can’t find them.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Transfer to a 9×13 inch baking dish lined with parchment paper.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Top with lots of cinnamon and sugar then it’s time to bake!  Enjoy!

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars


Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cake Bars

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 25 min | Total time: 35 min


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree such as Libby’s
  • 1 cup cinnamon chips
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a 9×13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Place cake mix, butter and egg into a large mixing bowl, stir to combine then add pumpkin, cinnamon chips and ground cinnamon. Press mixture into prepared baking pan. Place sugar and cinnamon into a small bowl to combine then sprinkle over top of bars. Bake for 25 minutes, until baked through. Remove and let cool for 30 minutes before cutting into squares.

Makes 12 Servings

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  1. 1
    Sindy says:

    Que legal esse bolo de abóbora,já comi bolo de cenoura,aliás é muito bom,mas de abóbora nunca comi mas acredito que seja muito bom por que abóbora em si é muito saborosa.

  2. 2
    Diego Lopes says:

    They’re really simple to make! When the recipe was over I was like “wait, what, that’s it?”, lol. Anyways, can’t wait to try it, looks delicious!

  3. 3
    Nikki says:

    These look AMAZING!!! I definitely need to try asap. How is the texture though??

  4. 4
    Holly says:

    I made them with spice cake mix and they turned out yummy. Brought them to work and they disappeared.

  5. 5
    Marilucia says:

    I loved this recipe, I love pumpkin and cinnamon, I’ll do it today, thank you!

  6. 6

    They were great! Perfect for this time of year. Thanks for posting these pumpkins bars

  7. 7
    Whitny says:

    I have made this 5 times since I saw your post. Thanks. Everyone loves it.

  8. 8
    yify says:

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  9. 9

    I loved this recipe, thank you! 🙂

  10. 10
    Linda says:

    Made this recipe and they did not have any integrity at all. They fell apart when I tried to cut them out to take them to a special event but was not able to bring them. Disappointed, they did taste good though.

  11. 11
    ana says:

    I loved this recipe, thank very good .

  12. 12
    Juliana Lima says:

    Wow!!!! These look amazing!!
    Thanks for sharing! 😉

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