Pumpkin Brownies

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Upgrade store-bought brownie mix by making these decadent Pumpkin Brownies. Super easy and super fast, these are perfect for Fall baking. Or try my Pumpkin Blondies (not chocolate-based)!

pumpkin brownies on a cooling wrack

Pumpkin Brownies | Quick + Easy!

Pumpkin Brownies are tasty little devils that are so quick and easy to make. I tell you–I cannot get enough pumpkin! After Thanksgiving, I’ll stop with the pumpkin recipes, but until then, just embrace it!

Ok, so with a boxed brownie mix, leftover pumpkin, and cream cheese I made these in under 10 minutes. That’s right- a fabulous dessert in UNDER 10 MINUTES of prepping and stirring! Just another great way to get rid of all that pumpkin you’re bound to have in your fridge!

Main Ingredients Needed

Part brownie part pumpkin, swirled together to create these amazing pumpkin brownies, here’s everything you’ll need:

For the Brownies

  • Brownie Mix – I used a store-bought family pack, but you are always welcome to make brownies from scratch (more chocolatey, fudgier, etc.).
  • Eggs, Oil + Water – if you are using a brownie mix, you are going to need these ingredients to complete it. Each mix is different so just go by what it says on the box.

For the Pumpkin Mixture

  • Cream Cheese – for creaminess and a slightly tangy flavor.
  • Sugar – to sweeten.
  • Flour – to stabilize the mixture.
  • Pumpkin Puree – not to be confused with pumpkin pie filling. This is simply just pumpkin that has been round and mashed together.
  • Cinnamon, Nutmeg + Ground Ginger – these three are the perfect accompaniment to the pumpkin.

Love brownies? Me too! Here are a couple more to add to your collection: Zucchini Brownies, Mint Brownies, 3-Minute Brownie in a Mug, and Brownie Bites!

How to Make Pumpkin Brownies

For full details on how to make Pumpkin Brownies, see the recipe card down below 🙂

Prep

Grease 9×13 pan with butter or non-stick cooking spray. Set aside. Preheat oven.

Make Brownie Batter

Prepare brownie batter according to packaged directions. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Make Pumpkin Mixture

In a small bowl, whip cream cheese, sugar, and flour until smooth. Stir in pumpkin and seasonings.

Swirl Together

Drop pumpkin mixture by the spoonful over brownies. With a butter knife, swirl cheesecake into brownies being careful not to touch the bottom of the pan.

Bake + Cool

Bake according to box directions, or until brownies are set. Cool and cut into squares.

How to Store Pumpkin Brownies

These Pumpkin Brownies do not need to be stored in the fridge, doing so might actually dry them out! Instead cover well in plastic wrap and leave out on the counter for up to 4 days.

More Pumpkin Treats to Try!

Be sure to check out all of my other pumpkin desserts while you’re at it!

The printable recipe card is down below! Enjoy 🙂

5 from 1 vote

Pumpkin Brownies

Upgrade store-bought brownie mix by making these decadent Pumpkin Brownies. Super easy and super fast, these are perfect for Fall baking.
servings 18
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 box brownie mix family size
  • 2 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions

  • Grease 9×13 pan with butter or non-stick cooking spray. Set aside. Preheat oven and prepare brownie batter according to packaged directions.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. In small bowl, whip cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Stir in pumpkin and seasonings.
  • Drop pumpkin mixture by the spoonfull over brownies. With a butter knife, swirl cheesecake into brownies being careful not to touch the bottom of pan.
  • Bake according to box directions, or until brownies are set (about 30 minutes for mine). Cool 10 minutes and cut into squares.

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1101IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin brownies

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