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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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These pumpkin cheesecake bars are so delicious! A graham cracker crust, creamy pumpkin cheesecake and a layer of streusel make this an amazing fall recipe. I plan to make this again at Thanksgiving and everyone is already excited to eat it again!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Crust ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 C cinnamon graham cracker crumbs, about 2 packages
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter melted

Cheesecake ingredients

  • 2 – 8oz pkgs, cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 C + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 C + 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Streusel ingredients

  • 1/2 C light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 C quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Directions 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a 9×9 baking pan with parchment paper
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the crust ingredients and mix until a thick dough forms.
  3. Press evenly into the bottom of the baking pan.
  4. In large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.
  5. Beat with hand mixers until completely smooth and creamy.
  6. Add in the eggs, one at a time, and beat until each is combined.
  7. Remove 1 and 1/2 cups of this mixture and pour on top of the crust.
  8. Add the pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice to the remaining cheesecake mixture and stir until completely combined.
  9. Careful not to combine the two layers, pour the pumpkin layer on top of the plain cheesecake layer.

Streusel Directions

  1. Using a medium mixing bowl, stir together the brown sugar, white flour, oats, and cinnamon.
  2. Add in the butter and vanilla and mix together until well combined.
  3. Sprinkle this streusel topping evenly over the pumpkin cheesecake layer.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 50-55 minutes or until the cheesecake has set.
  5. Allow to cool for about an hour and then place in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Cut into bars and enjoy your delicious pumpkin cheesecake bars!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Servings: 12 bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Chill:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
 
These pumpkin cheesecake bars are so delicious! A graham cracker crust, creamy pumpkin cheesecake and a layer of streusel make this an amazing fall recipe. 

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 C cinnamon graham cracker crumbs about 2 packages
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter melted

Cheesecake:

  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened 2 blocks
  • 1/2 C + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 C + 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Streusel:

  • 1/2 C light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 C quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the crust ingredients and mix until a thick dough forms.
  3. Press evenly into the bottom of the baking pan.
  4. In large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.
  5. Beat with hand mixers until completely smooth and creamy.
  6. Add in the eggs, one at a time, and beat until each is combined.
  7. Remove 1 and 1/2 cups of this mixture and pour on top of the crust.
  8. Add the pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice to the remaining cheesecake mixture and stir until completely combined.
  9. Careful not to combine the two layers, pour the pumpkin layer on top of the plain cheesecake layer.

Streusel:

  1. Using a medium mixing bowl, stir together the brown sugar, white flour, oats, and cinnamon.
  2. Add in the butter and vanilla and mix together until well combined.
  3. Sprinkle this streusel topping evenly over the pumpkin cheesecake layer.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 50-55 minutes or until the cheesecake has set.
  5. Allow to cool for about an hour and then place in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Cut into bars and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 102mg34%
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 128mg4%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 2445IU49%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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