Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies
1/2 cup butter
6 oz. bittersweet chocolate
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1- 15 oz. can pumpkin puree
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and line a 9 inch square pan with parchment paper.
Melt the butter and the chocolate over a double boiler. Set aside.
Combine the flour , baking powder, salt and pie spice in a bowl, whisk; set aside.
Beat the sugars , vanilla and eggs until smooth. Blend in the flour. Divide batter in half into two bowls. Add the melted chocolate mixture to one bowl and combine. Add the pumpkin puree and oil to the other and combine.
Pour the chocolate batter into the prepared pan. Pour the pumpkin batter over the top of the chocolate batter. Using a knife create large swirls without over mixing.
Bake for 45 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and allow to cool at least a hour before cutting into squares.