Pumpkin Spice Blondies

Serves 8

5 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on October 27, 2015 , categorized in Dessert

Blondies get a fall makeover with this protein packed recipe. Well loved by all Vega taste-testers, this is one of our favorite ways to eat more pumpkin. Not only does it have premium plant-based protein in each bite, you’re also sneaking veggies and greens into dessert.


  • ¼ cup coconut oil, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup nut butter
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin purée
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega® Protein & Greens
  • 1½ Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8 x 8 cake pan and line with parchment paper.

  2. Combine coconut oil and sugar using a mixer beat until soft.

  3. Add in nut butter, pumpkin and vanilla.

  4. Mix dry ingredients together.

  5. Combine wet and dry ingredients.

  6. Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  7. Cool completely before cutting.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.