Pumpkin-Oat Bread

7 SmartPoints® per serving

Prep Time: 15 min, Cook Time: 45 min, Serves: 24, Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

1 spray(s) cooking spray, flour-variety recommended
1⁄2 cup(s) regular butter, softened
1 1⁄2 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
3 large egg(s), beaten
2 cup(s) canned pumpkin
1⁄4 tsp table salt
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice, or more to taste
1 1⁄2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
1 1⁄2 cup(s) uncooked quick oats
2 1⁄2 tsp baking soda
24 half walnut(s)
 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 10- X 15-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
     
  2. Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and pumpkin; beat well. Add salt, pumpkin pie spice, flour, oats and baking soda; mix thoroughly. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and place walnut halves on top so there will be 1 walnut in the center of each piece of cake. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes.
     
  3. Cool in pan and cut into 24 pieces. Yields 1 piece per serving.