Cocoa Pumpkin Brownies Recipe

Published 10:59 am Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Try this delightfully different brownie recipe with pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cocoa, and chocolate chips. It is quite fast and easy to make.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


* 1 cup all-purpose flour

* 1 teaspoon baking powder

* 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder

* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

* 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

* 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

* 1/4 teaspoon salt

* 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed

* 1/2 cup canned pumpkin or homemade pumpkin puree

* 1 whole egg

* 2 egg whites

* 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

* 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an 11 x 7 x 1-1/2-inch baking pan with nonstick foil or spray with cooling oil.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and salt until combined. Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, pumpkin, all of the eggs, and oil on medium speed until combined. Reduce mixer to low, add dry ingredients, and beat until well-mixed. Fold in chocolate chips by hand.

Pour evenly into prepared pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes until it tests done in the center with a wooden pick. Cool cocoa pumpkin brownies to room temperature before cutting to serve.

Yield: about 15 servings