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Ridiculously Delicious Layered Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

This ridiculously delicious layered Pumpkin Coconut Bars recipe is sure to be a new Halloween tradition. You may even need to carve more pumpkins so you can make more bars!

There’s no denying that Fall is here. The evenings are getting cooler and just about everywhere you turn, you can get a whiff of pumpkin something or other in the air. With Halloween just around the corner, I’m already thinking of pumpkin recipes to take advantage of the pulp we’ll scoop out of our jack-o-lanterns.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

This, my friends, is one of those recipes that you’ll want to double or even triple – because I promise you they will disappear before you know it. It’s pretty simple, although it doesn’t immediately look like your standard recipe. Just follow along and you’ll be fine.

Layered Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Ingredients and Supplies Needed

Long Rectangle Tart Pan
1 cup graham crackers, ground/crushed
2-3 tablespoons butter, softened
¾ cup pumpkin puree
1 cup + 2 tbsp fine, unsweetened coconut flakes
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
dash of salt
½ cup sweetened condensed milk
½ cup melted milk chocolate

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Layer 1:

1 cup ground graham crackers
2-3 tablespoons soft butter

Use a fork to combine these together in a medium large bowl until you have a consistency that can be pressed into your tart pan.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Layer 2:

¾ cup pumpkin puree
1 cup fine, unsweetened coconut flakes
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
dash of salt

Using the same bowl, mix these together until smooth and then spread evenly over the graham cracker butter base.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Layer 3:

½ cup sweetened condensed milk

Pour the sweetened condensed milk over the pumpkin coconut layer, evening out as best as you can with spatula. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees or until the surface is covered with small bubbles.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Layer 4:

Allow to cool and then add ½ cup melted milk chocolate across the top and sprinkle the reserved 2 tbsp fine coconut flakes.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

Now this is the hard part. The wait. Let the tart pan completely cool, at least 4 hours but preferably overnight before cutting into. NO CHEATING!

You can store these bars refrigerated for a few days (as if they are going to last this long!) or freeze some in smaller pieces for up to 3 months.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe

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This Ridiculously Delicious Layered Pumpkin Coconut Bars Recipe just might have to be a new Halloween tradition - so stinking easy to make and GOOD! via @jeanabeena
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Jeana Shandraw

Rarely caught without a camera, Jeana is an adventurous traveler with a passion for people, cultures and food that has led her to 38 countries in 5 years. When she's not using her powers for social good, she enjoys photography, cooking and building LEGOs with her son. On occasion, you may also find her crocheting cute things to hide in her husband's underwear drawer.

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16 Comments

  1. adriana
    September 28, 2017 at 6:19 pm — Reply

    These look super tasty! I’m not a fan of pumpkin alone, but when it’s paired with other flavors I like I do like it. I definitely will be trying these out! I love the addition of the coconut!

  2. Dogvills
    September 28, 2017 at 5:08 pm — Reply

    Thank you for sharing the recipe for these delicious treats. Super excited for the fall, the chilly weather and these pumpkin everything I can eat and enjoy.

  3. Kiwi
    September 28, 2017 at 5:06 am — Reply

    Pumpkin season is amongst us! I am not a pumpkin fan but the pumpkin lovers would enjoy this I am sure of it.

  4. Annemarie LeBlanc
    September 28, 2017 at 1:53 am — Reply

    Delicious! I love coconut and to have it with pumpkin would be amazing! Thanks for the recipe. I am definitely making this soon.

  5. Crystal
    September 27, 2017 at 11:12 pm — Reply

    My oldest has become quite the baker. She’s loving her time in the kitchen, and I know she’d adore these bars. Pumpkin is a family favorite!

  6. September 27, 2017 at 8:09 pm — Reply

    My Mom would love these. Too bad I’m not a coconut fan!

  7. September 27, 2017 at 7:31 pm — Reply

    Oooh, pumpkin and coconut together? You’re speaking my language. These bars look divine and so perfect for fall!

  8. September 27, 2017 at 6:51 pm — Reply

    It’s such a lovely recipe that I can’t wait to try. It has everything that I enjoy and a good pumpkin recipe is something you simply cannot miss!

  9. September 27, 2017 at 6:49 pm — Reply

    That is pretty amazing! I love that combination of coconut and chocolate as is so I’m sure it’s going to be even more tasty when you add pumpkin to the mix!

  10. September 27, 2017 at 6:35 pm — Reply

    OH my goodness these really do look delicious! I love the idea of eating up some pumpkin coconut bars! I am going to give this recipe a try soon.

  11. September 27, 2017 at 6:20 pm — Reply

    My husband and daughter love anything pumpkin flavored. If they are nice to me, I will make these for them lol

  12. Pam
    September 27, 2017 at 4:46 pm — Reply

    I love pumpkin recipes for fall. These pumpkin coconut bars sounds delicious.

  13. Jeanine
    September 27, 2017 at 4:45 pm — Reply

    I am not the biggest fan of pumpkin but it is growing on me and these look really delicious! I would love to make some and see how my girls at Tea like them too!

  14. September 27, 2017 at 1:59 pm — Reply

    That sounds delicious. I love pumpkin, and I love coconut. Seems like a winner to me!

  15. September 27, 2017 at 1:53 pm — Reply

    Ahh! I need these in my life immediately! I imagine coconut and pumpkin must be AMAZING!

  16. Meagan
    September 27, 2017 at 1:50 pm — Reply

    These sound so delicious. It’s definitely on time for pumpkin season.

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