Fall is almost here! Time to get ready for all things pumpkin. These Oreo Pumpkin Gooey Bars are a delicious and great way to jump into the pumpkin baking season.
Yesterday morning we got up early to go to the gym, and it was 57 degrees out!
People, it is still August!!! It isn't supposed to be that chilly around here yet!
I have decided that it must be mother nature's way of telling me that it is time to pull out the pumpkin. Woo hoo! I am all over that. Fall is definitely my favorite time of year. Cooler temps, changing leaves, bonfires...and PUMPKIN!!!
Every year I go a little bit crazy with the pumpkin baking. Who else remembers the Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecake from a few years ago? They are one of my all time favorites.
So, if the temperature is going to be chilly around here, get ready for the pumpkin to start showing up. But since it is still August, I'll try to go slow and ease into the pumpkin season. Maybe...
The first pumpkin dessert of the year is a doozy. Spice cake, pumpkin, Oreos, and chocolate chips bake together to make a soft and delicious cake.
Do not make the cake mix like the directions. All you need is the cake mix, pumpkin, and an egg to form a soft but sticky dough that gets pressed into a pan. Spray your hands with non stick spray, and it will be so much easier to press the dough down. Then top with mini Oreos, a pumpkin sweetened condensed milk, and mini chocolate chips. That's it. An easy, peasy pumpkin treat to start out the fall baking on.
It's raining and 60 degrees right now...you know what that means right? I'm headed to my kitchen for some more pumpkin baking fun. I hope your ready for this...
A few more pumpkin treats to get you started this year:
Glazed Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins
Pumpkin Nutella Cheesecake Danish
Amy @ Amy's Healthy Baking
Send that cool weather my way Jocelyn!! It's still 90°+ here, and I'm dying... Everyone is posting pumpkin recipes, and I just can't justify pulling it out just yet. (My cans are also kind of packed away in boxes since we're moving this weekend/next week...) But these gooey bars look absolutely incredible!!
Haha, thanks Amy! 🙂
Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel
Amen!! I absolutely adore pumpkin + chocolate together -- such a winning combo! Especially if it's heavily drizzled with sc milk and topped with Oreos! Heaven. On. Earth.
These look awesome! I love those mini choc chips on top! I am so ready for fall. We don't have a/c only one large a/c unit in our dining room window to cool the downstairs and one in our bedroom. But I am so tired of the heat. Christian's room gets so hot at night that he has a hard time falling asleep. But like I was telling Josh, we're so fortunate to have a home and these units. So many people in other countries don't even have that.
Thanks Chels! And yes, we are definitely very fortunate! 🙂
Jess @ On Sugar Mountain
YES! It is SO time to pull out the pumpkin! I made pumpkin chili the other day and have a bit leftover from the large can I had so I will have to try out these gooey bars ASAP! 😀 YAY FOR ALL THINGS PUMPKIN!
Yay for pumpkin...although I am still not ready for cooler weather yet. These gooey bars would definitely help ease me into the fall! Love that they have oreos, they look fantastic, Jocelyn 🙂
Thanks Kelly! 🙂
My coworker and I were just talking about how we are so ready for Fall and pumpkin recipes! This will definitely be one to add to the list. They look delicious!
Andi @ The Weary Chef
I am DEFINITELY ready for pumpkin, especially if it involves Oreos too. These look amazing, Jocelyn!
Thanks Andi! 🙂
Annie @ Annie's Noms
Woooo, first pumpkin recipe I've seen so far and it looks great! The weather is turning here too and I took delivery of 10 cans of pumpkin the other day, so I can't wait to get started, it really is never too early!!