Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

2 c all-purpose flour whisk add, just barely stir bake at 350°F for 35–40 minutes cool on rack
⅛ t allspice
⅛ t cloves
½ t nutmeg
¾ t ginger
⅜ t salt
1 t baking soda
1½ t cinnamon
1 c unsalted butter, room temperature cream beat beat
⅔ c sugar
1 egg  
2 t vanilla
1 c pumpkin puree  
8 oz chocolate chips  
  1. Line or grease 13″×9″ baking pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, spices, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar on medium-high until smooth.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  5. Beat in the pumpkin puree (it will look curdled… do not worry).
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix on low just until combined.
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  8. Using an offset spatula (or the back of a spoon), spread the batter into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake at 350°F for about 35–40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean (or with a few crumbs, not batter).
  10. Cool completely in the pan.

Makes about 24 pieces, if you don't cut them too big.

Stolen from Bake at 350