Light As Air Pumpkin Pie Squares

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Light as Air Pumpkin Pie Squares

The secret ingredient: Tofu!

GF, Vegan

Crust:

1/3 cup rolled oats                                                                                                                                                                                                       8  gluten-free graham crackers                                                                                                                                                                              1 egg white

Filling:

18 ounces lite extra-firm organic tofu
2 cups canned (or cooked) pumpkin
1 cup nonfat vanilla coconut yogurt

2/3 cup Xylitol (or granulated stevia)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
Optional: truwhip topping

Pumpkin pie bars with fresh whipped topping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions:

1)    Preheat oven to 350°
To make crust: In a food processor, combine graham crackers and oats and process to a fine crumb.  Add egg whites until well incorporated.  In a non-stick baking pan, press crumb into bottom and bake for about 8 minutes or until firm to the touch.  Remove from oven.

2)    To make filling:

Drain tofu. place in a food processor and process until smooth
Add remaining filling ingredients. Process until well-blended
Pour onto crust and bake for about an hour or until a toothpick comes out clean
Remove from oven and chill until firm.  Cut into squares and top with a dollop of TruWhip topping and a dusting of cinnamon.


 

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