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Gluten-free pumpkin blondies

  • Author: Mikyla
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 9 1x
  • Category: Healthy
  • Method: Baking
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Enjoy all the delicious fall flavors with this healthy pumpkin spice blondie recipe! The perfect seasonal dessert made with real pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, plus it’s vegan and gluten-free. Vegan blondies have never tasted so good!



Pecan Butter:

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 3 tablespoons applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons maple 
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Pumpkin Blondies:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup quinoa flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2/3 cup pecan butter*
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon egg replacer mixed with 2 tablespoons water 
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 

Cream Cheese Frosting (optional):

  • 4 tablespoons of cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean 
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup 



Pecan Butter:

  1. Loosely chop the pecans and add them to a small food processor. 
  2. Mix in applesauce, maple, and cinnamon. Blend well until smooth and creamy.

Pumpkin Blondies:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line or grease an 8×8 pan with parchment paper and set aside. 
  2. In a large bowl combine egg replacer with water and set aside for 5 min. 
  3. Then add pumpkin, pecan butter, almond, and vanilla extract to the bowl and stir together. 
  4. Add in coconut sugar and stir.
  5. Add both quinoa and almond flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice to the bowl and stir until combined. 
  6. Transfer the pumpkin blondie batter into the 8×8 pan and spread out evenly. Bake the blondies for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Remove the blondies from the oven and allow them to cool completely before frosting and slicing. 

Cream Cheese Frosting (optional):

  1. Whip together cream cheese, vanilla bean extract, and maple syrup. 
  2. Spread an even layer on the top of the cooled gluten-free pumpkin blondies
  3. Slice and enjoy! 


* you may substitute a different nut/seed butter in the place of the pecan butter if you would like. Please add the maple to the nut/seed butter of your choice! 



  • Serving Size: 1 square
  • Calories: 180

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