Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars

1
Angie Forester

By
@AngiesBigLoveofFood

The ultimate southern Thanksgiving dessert

Rating:
★★★★☆ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-10 depending on how you cut them
Prep:
8 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients

1 c
chocolate graham crackers crumbs
2 1/2 Tbsp
melted butter
1 1/2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
2 (8oz) pkg
cream cheese
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs, room temperature
1-2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice (depending on how much spice you like)
1 tsp
kosher salt
3/4 can(s)
canned pumpkin

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325F.
  • 2In a small bowl stir together first 3 ingredients, until combined. Press in the bottom of a parchment lined 8x8 square baking dish. Bake for 8-10 mins to set.
  • 3Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, sugar & extract in a stand mixer, at medium speed, until smooth. Add eggs, spices & salt, continue beating til well combined.
  • 4Add pumpkin, beating til everything comes together. Pour batter over crust & bake for 40 minutes (be sure to watch it, so it doesn't brown on top). Once it's set, turn oven off & leave oven door closed for 15 mins.
  • 5Remove & let cool completely on a wire rack. Cover & chill for 8 hrs or overnight. Cut into bars. garnish with graham cracker crumbles & serve.

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About Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids