A very special pumpkin bar for when a bar is more convenient than a pumpkin cheesecake.

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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Crust:
Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling:
Streusel:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 11x15-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.

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  • Combine flour and brown sugar in a bowl. Cut in butter using a pastry blender or 2 forks until crust mixture is crumbly. Press 2/3 of the mixture evenly into the prepared baking pan.

  • Bake crust in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Let cool, about 10 minutes.

  • Combine cream cheese, pumpkin puree, and white sugar in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir vanilla and pumpkin pie spice into the filling mixture. Pour over the cooled crust.

  • Mix reserved crust mixture and walnuts together in a small bowl make streusel topping. Sprinkle streusel topping over the filling.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until filling is set, 40 to 45 minutes. Refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours. Cut into bars.

Cook's Note:

Substitute pecans for walnuts if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

134.7 calories; 2 g protein; 12.3 g carbohydrates; 28.2 mg cholesterol; 109.9 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2017
I sent these with my husband for his Thanksgiving potluck at work and now everyone wants the recipe. That makes for a pretty good recommendation. The ingredients list includes baking soda for the crust but the directions never mention it so I left it out and the bars were great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/22/2017
I sent these with my husband for his Thanksgiving potluck at work and now everyone wants the recipe. That makes for a pretty good recommendation. The ingredients list includes baking soda for the crust but the directions never mention it so I left it out and the bars were great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2019
These were rich these were good. I made them as written and I would make them again and again! People couldn't stop eating them. 5 stars if not more! Read More