Preheat oven to 350° F
Line an 8"x8" square pan with parchment paper, and butter to grease. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add the dry ingredients and combine.
In another bowl, using an electric mixer, blend the pumpkin, maple syrup, vanilla, egg, and almond butter. (Making sure not to over-mix)
Slowly fold the wet ingredients into the dry.
Add the chocolate chips and pecans
Spread the batter into the pan and smooth the top until it's even
Bake for 20-22 minutes, remove from oven and let cool completely.
Melt chocolate and drizzle over the blondies. Cut into squares.