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pumpkin cheesecake bars

a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Velvety smooth and spicy with a delicious chocolate crust. source unknown

serves 15
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pumpkin cheesecake bars

  • 3 cups chocolate graham cracker crrumbs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 3 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 8 oz. each
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

How To Make pumpkin cheesecake bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. In medium bowl, mix crumbs, sugar, and salt. Add melted butter, stirring to mix. Press into bottom of a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes or til lightly browned around edges. Remove from oven and let cool completely on wire rack.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese at medium high speed with mixer til creamy, about 3 minutes. Add powdered sugar, beating til smooth, about 3 minutes. Add brown sugar, beating to mix. Add eggs one at a time. beating well after each addition.
  • 3
    In small bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Gradually add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, beating til just mixed. Pour mixture onto prepared crust.
  • 4
    Reduce oven temperature to 300. Bake for 45 minutes or til set. Turn oven off. Let cheesecake stand in oven, with door closed for 2 hours. Remove from oven and let cool completely on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cut into bars and store covered in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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