Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies

Oh my gosh…these pumpkin brownie bars were so good. If you need an easy dessert to bring for Thanksgiving, here’s something you can whip up quickly.

What You Need

  • Boxed brownie mix that you love
  • 1/2 can pumpkin (not pie filling)
  • 6 ounces of cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

What You Do

  1. Preheat oven to directions on brownie box.
  2. Mix brownies according to package directions.
  3. Add chocolate chips to mix and stir well. Set brownie batter aside.
  4. With a mixer, combine softened cream cheese, sugar, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice until
  5. Grease and lightly flour your baking dish. Pour a evenly spread half of the brownie mix in the
  6. Smooth the entire pumpkin mix over top brownie batter as best you can.
  7. Cover pumpkin layer with remainder of brownie batter.
  8. Bake according to package directions. I added 10 minutes to mine. But be sure to check on
    them during the cooking process. As long as toothpick comes out, clean you’re good.
  9. Let cool. And serve. I found these to be a little fudgy and good to keep cold until you’re ready to serve.

Such a yummy Thanksgiving-y treat!


My name is Ann Marie Scheidler and I'm thrilled you've decided to check out my blog. I'm a pearl-loving yogi with a thing for travel, a weakness for beautiful bags, and a passion for storytelling. In this space, I'll be sharing stories about my family, go-to recipes, my wellness journey, fashion and beauty favorites, and my love for Chicago’s North Shore. I find new inspiration wherever I go. Thanks so much for coming along for the ride!


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