Awesome Pumpkin  Cheesecake Bars Recipe

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Awesome Pumpkin cheesecake bars

Diana Perry

By
@Empebi

This has become the number #! favorite of all of the pumpkin cheesecake recipes for my family and friends. I got the recipe from a co-worker who brought it to our work family Thanksgiving celebration! Total success, and easy to make besides!

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Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1-1/2 c
reduced fat cinnamon graham crackers crumbs
1/4 c
butter, melted

FILLING

4 pkg
8-oz each, cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 c
sugar
4 large
eggs
8 oz
canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice

GARNISH

redi-whip, or whipped cream
dash(es)
pumpkin pie spice

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
2Line a 13X9" pan with parchment paper, leaving about 1" of paper hanging on the sides.
3In medium size bowl, combine the cracker crumbs with the melted butter; press the crust on the bottom of the prepared pan. Set aside while making the filling
4In your stand mixer, add the cream cheese & sugar; use paddle attachment and beat on low speed until light and fluffy.
5Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended.
6Spoon half of the mixture over the crust, and spread evenly.
7Add the pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice to the remaining cream cheese mixture; use a wire whisk to stir until smooth; Carefully spoon over mixture in pan.
8Bake for 50 minutes, or until just set. Turn off the oven and leave the door ajar allowing the cheecake to slowly cool down for about 1 hour or so.
9Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before cutting into bars; Top each bar with a rosette of whipped cream and dust of pumpkin pie spice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids