Pumpkin Dessert Bars Recipe

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Pumpkin Dessert Bars

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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts