Chocolate chip butternut squash bars
- Yield: 12 servings
- 2/3cup Butter
- 1cup Brown sugar
- 1teaspoon Vanilla
- 1teaspoon Baking powder
- 1/2teaspoon Salt
- 2teaspoons Cinnamon
- 1teaspoon Ginger
- 1/4teaspoon Cloves
- 1large Egg
- 1cup Butternut squash, mashed
- 1 1/2cups White whole wheat flour
- 1cup Mini chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bottom of 9×9 inch pan
Melt butter on stove-top in medium saucepan on med. heat. Add brown sugar and stir until hot and bubbly. Pour into a large bowl and set aside to cool until chocolate chips won't melt when added.
When cooled, mix in vanilla, baking powder, salt and spices.
Stir in egg until thoroughly incorporated.
Stir in butternut squash, scraping bowl frequently.
Stir in flour and chips.
Scrape into prepared pan.
Bake about 35-40 minutes.
Let cool on a rack in pan, then slice, remove bars and wrap individually in saran wrap to freeze for school lunches.