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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Squares

3 cups rolled oats

1 cup tightly packed pitted dates

½ cup hot water

2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1 Tbsp ground flax seeds or chia seeds

¼ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

¼ cup non-dairy milk

1 cup pure pumpkin puree

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2 Finely chop the dates, place them in a bowl, and pour the hot water over them. Let sit for 10 minutes.

3 Add the dry ingredients to a bowl and mix well.

4 Add the dates with the water, the pumpkin, and the non-dairy milk to the dry ingredients, and mix thoroughly.

5 Line a square baking pan with parchment paper, then firmly press the mixture into the pan.

6 Bake for 15-20 minutes.

7 Let the mixture cool completely in the pan before cutting into 16 squares or 8 large bars.

8 Store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

You may use mashed sweet potato in place of the pumpkin.

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