1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
2 tsp of Cinnamon***
3/4 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp each of Allspice and Cloves
1 tsp Baking Soda
3/4 tsp Salt
2 Sticks Unsalted Butter
1 1/4 Cups Sugar
1 Large Egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 Can Pumpkin Puree (ABout 1 1/2 cups)
12ounces Semisweet Chocolate Chips
(***Or instead of all of these spices use 1 Tablespoon of Pumpkin Pie spice and an extra sprinkling of cinnamon)
In a medium bowl, whisk flour, spices, baking soda, and salt.
Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until smooth; beat in egg and vanilla. Add pumpkin puree and mix thoroughly. Add in dry ingredients and mix on low until just combined, and then fold in chocolate chips.
Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan. Bake approximately 35-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out with only a few crumbs (or chocolate) attached. Allow "cake" to cool completely.
Lift "cake" from pan by the foil and set on counter top, and cut into 24 squares.