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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Chill1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin cheesecake bar recipe, pumpkin cheesecake bars
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Jill

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

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

Streusel:

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

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 2445IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1.3mg