Joy Bites Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Bread

Warm from the oven, creamy chocolate, and fall spices join together to create this dazzling sweet bread.

1 hour 30 minutes
12 people


  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or you can make your own with 3/4 tsp of cinnamon, and small pinches of ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and clovers
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 Russell Stover Joy Bites-chopped
  • - cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 350, and coat a loaf pan with cooking spray. Line the bottom with parchment paper.
  • Whisk flour, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Add sugar, pumpkin puree, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla, and stir until just combined.
  • Add 1 cup of the chocolate with 1 Tbsp flour, to coat the chocolate. Stir chocolate into the batter.
  • Bake for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for at least 10 minutes.