Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bar Recipe with eBay

Hello, hello friends! Happy Sunday!

The start of the Fall season, in my mind, also marks the start of baking season! This is the time of year where coming together around meals is celebrated and prioritized more than any other time of year. Whether it be for tailgates, weddings or any one of the holidays we are about to start prepping for, I always feel like I am flipping through my cookbooks trying to find the perfect thing to whip up as a contribution. Today, I’m excited to be partnering with eBay to share what I use to make putting together those last minute dishes together a complete breeze!

I recently picked up the KitchenAid Classic 4.5 Qt Stand Mixer from eBay and have already used it to make waffle batter last weekend and one of my favorite Fall desserts this past week. I shared these little delights on Instagram Stories on Monday and was flooded with requests for the recipe! It actually belongs to my dear friend, Shay Shull, who runs the blog Mix and Match Mama, and she was agreeable to letting me share it here for you guys.

First, and foremost, the recipe is called Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars. Here’s what you’ll need:


1 box of chocolate cake mix

4 eggs

1 stick melted butter

4 cups powdered sugar

1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese, softened

1 cup canned pumpkin [I use organic pumpkin by Libby’s]

1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spicy [you can also use cinnamon]

1 cup chocolate chips


STEP  1 | Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. I use Coconut Oil Spray from Trader Joe’s.

STEP 2 | In a bowl, combine cake mix, 2 eggs and melted butter. Spread the batter along the bottom of the pan.

STEP 3 | In a second bowl, use your KitchenAid Mixer to mix together your powdered sugar, 2 more eggs, cream cheese, pumpkin and tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread on top of crust mixture.

STEP 4 | Bake 35-40 minutes until the edges are brown and the center is set. It will still be slightly wobbly in the middle.

STEP 5 | Cool on the counter for 30 minutes then refrigerate for 2 hours or up to 2 days.


There’s just something about my trusty KitchenAid Mixer, y’all! This thing makes putting those get together contributions together a breeze! There are 10 speed options and it comes with multiple attachments for your mixing needs!

Do you have one? If you’ve been holding out, I’d definitely recommend taking a look at eBay. It’s super easy to search for the size and color that you’re looking for using the filters on the left hand side of the screen after you submitted your initial search. I wanted a ‘silver’ one that was ‘New’ so I selected those filter option and it only showed me results that complied with that criteria. Everything that I’ve sought out to purchase on eBay has always come to me in great condition. Did you know that 81% of everything sold on eBay is new and available to purchase with the ‘Buy It Now’ option? I’ve used it quite a few times and it never disappoints, plus the item more often than not ships for free!

Be sure to bookmark this post to make referencing this recipe super easy! You can also pin any of the images to Pinterest if that’s more convenient for you! Thanks for stopping by today, y’all! Leave a comment below letting me know what you love to bake this time of year! I need more things to make with my KitchenAid!

Also, please forgive me that this is not the healthiest recipe option for this time of year! But, let me redeem myself by reminding you that I did share this super healthy and delicious Turkey Chili Recipe last year! Enjoy both! xo.


Editor's Notes



  1. Roses for Fridays | by mia wrote:

    Just a parfait recipe for the Fall season … Merci for sharing!

    ???ROSES FOR FRIDAYS ??? | by mia | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
  2. Nina wrote:

    These look so amazing! I’m definitely going to be trying them this fall! Also never thought about looking on eBay for a KitchenAid , I’ve been dying for one.

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
  3. Cora wrote:

    These look so good! Can’t wait to try the recipe, after making together the pumpkin mixture, do you spread it on top of the cake mix?

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
    • AlysonHaley wrote:

      Sorry about that! I added the step into Step 3! xo.

      Published 9.30.18 ·
  4. Rachel White wrote:

    Uhm yum!! Stopping by the store today to grab these ingredients! Thanks for sharing!!

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
  5. Jc wrote:

    You mention chocolate chips in the ingredients but not where to add them. Thanks!

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
  6. AMY KIROUAC wrote:

    Hi Haley!
    I just made these bars. They are in the oven as I type.
    I might be an idiot, but I can’t see where you put in the “1 cup chocolate chips” in your steps above. I went to MixandMatchMama’s site and found it. You stir them in after the cream cheese and pumpkin is mixed and before you pour on the cake mix. Not trying to be critical – just posting in case this helps someone else that decides to make these soon!
    Thanks for being you and sharing so much wonderful with us!

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
    • AlysonHaley wrote:

      Hah, no worries! I totally missed that little part. I apologize! xo.

      Published 9.30.18 ·
  7. Rach wrote:

    I definitely want to try making these! They look delicious!

    Published 9.30.18 · Reply
  8. Nicci wrote:

    Another great use for a kitchen-aid mixer is shredding chicken. I bake it in the oven, let it cool for 5 min, and then throw it in the mixer with the paddle attachment and 30 seconds or so later you have shredded chicken! I haven’t had to do it by hand in years. 🙂

    Published 10.1.18 · Reply
  9. Jennifer wrote:

    I love my KitchenAid Mixer so much!! I love to bake and cook! I’d love to do more cooking posts on my blog but my kitchen isn’t very photogenic! Those bars look delish! I’d love to make them without a cake mix! I might have to do some experimenting myself! Thanks for sharing!

    Effortlessly Sophisticated

    Published 10.2.18 · Reply
  10. Hi there Alyson! Wow, gotta try those brownies. But, OMG: That. Beautiful. Striped. Sweater. Pray, do tell where you got it, thanks in advance.

    Published 10.14.18 · Reply
  11. Jenny wrote:

    I bought all the ingredients tonight! Will probably try to make them tomorrow!! Excited but I think I’ll have to send them to work with my hubby so I don’t eat them all!

    Published 10.14.18 · Reply
  12. Kelsey wrote:

    Hey y’all! My sister and I made these this weekend. They’re so rich and delicious! We did, however, bake them for 45 minutes, and could’ve easily baked them at least 10 mins longer. They’re still good, just a little too gooey for us.

    Published 10.21.18 · Reply