You are here: Home » Recipes » Chocolate chip butternut squash bars Chocolate chip butternut squash bars Recipe by jensmyth Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 2/3 cup Butter1 cup Brown sugar1 teaspoon Vanilla1 teaspoon Baking powder1/2 teaspoon Salt2 teaspoons Cinnamon1 teaspoon Ginger1/4 teaspoon Cloves1 large Egg1 cup Butternut squash, mashed1 1/2 cups White whole wheat flour1 cup Mini chocolate chips Instructions 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.