Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Squares

Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Squares Recipe

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Becky Meredith

By
@orbecky

Easy to make cheesecake consistency with creamy pumpkin flavor!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • CRUST:

  • 1 c
    flour, all purpose unbleached
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, finely chopped
  • FILLING:

  • 8 oz
    package cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar, granulated
  • 1/2 c
    canned pumpkin (not pie mix)
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    allspice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine flour and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Cut in the butter with a fork to make a crumb mixture. Stir in the nuts. Set aside 3/4 cup of this mixture for the topping.
  2. Press the remaining mixture into the bottom of a 9x9 baking pan.
  3. Bake in a a preheated 350 F oven for 13-15 minutes until light golden brown. Cool for about 15 minutes.
  4. While cooling the crust, combine the cream cheese, granulated sugar, pumpkin, eggs, cinnamon, allspice & vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Blend with a mixer on medium until smooth. Pour over the cooled crust. Sprinkle with the reserved topping, and bake an additional 30-35 minutes at 350 F.
  5. Cool before cutting into squares. Store in the refrigerator, but serve at room temperature. You could add a dollop of whipped cream also!

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About Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Squares

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheesecake, #Kids, #pumpkin




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