Pumpkin Dessert Bars

Pumpkin Dessert Bars Recipe

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Diana Barr


Really yummy

★★★★★ 1 vote
45 Min
30 Min


1 3/4 c
crushed pretzels
1 1/3 c
sugar, divided
1/2 c
butter melted
1 pkg
cream cheese softened
1 can(s)
15 oz pumpkin
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
1/2 tsp
each salt and ground cinnamon
1 pkg
unflavored gelatin
1/4 c
cold water
whipped topping

How to Make Pumpkin Dessert Bars


  • 1In small bowl mix crushed pretzels, sugar, and melted butter. Press into a greased 13x9 baking dish
  • 2In small bowl mix cream cheese and 2/3 cup sugar beat until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs until just blended pour over pretzel crust and bake at 350 for 20-25 min or until set Cool on wire rack.
  • 3Meanwhile separate remaining eggs and set egg whites to the side. In a large saucepan combine yolk, pumpkin, brown sugar, milk, and salt and cinnamon. Cook and stir over low heat for 10=12 min or until mixture is thickened and reaches 160 Remove from heat.
  • 4In small saucepan sprinkle gelatin over cold water let it stand for 1 min Heat over low heat stirring until gelatin is compeletely dissolved, stir into pumpkin mixture sit aside
  • 5In large heavy saucepan combine reserved egg whites and remaining sugar. With a portable mixer beat on low for 1 min Continue beating over low heat until temp reaches 160 about 12 min Remove from heat and beat until stiff glossy peaks and sugar is dissolved
  • 6Fold into pumpkin mixture spread evenly over cream cheese layer. Cover and refrig for 4 hours. Serve with whipped topping.

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About Pumpkin Dessert Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts