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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Posted by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:54 PM
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars Recipe

These cheesecake bars aren't meant to just haunt the dessert table at your Halloween party, the memory of their delicious pumpkin flavor will haunt your dreams for nights to come. They're cute, edible, and over-the-top tasty. What more can we say?

Yield: 12 bars (serving size: 1 bar)
Cost per Serving: $.82


  • CRUST:
  • 20 crème-filled chocolate sandwich cookies $
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 8-oz. packages cream cheese, at room temperature$
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • large eggs, at room temperature $
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour $
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8-inch-square pan with foil so that foil overhangs sides. Mist with cooking spray.
  2. 2. Make crust: Process cookies in food processor until ground. Pulse in butter. Press evenly into pan. Bake until firm, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly.
  3. 3. Make filling: With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth, about 2 minutes. Beat in pumpkin, then eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in vanilla, flour, spice and salt until just combined.
  4. 4. Pour mixture into pan. Put pan on a large rimmed baking sheet; place in oven. Pour hot water into baking sheet until it's nearly filled. Bake until cheesecake is set around edges but jiggles slightly in center, 40 to 45 minutes. Remove pan from sheet; cool completely on rack. Cover with plastic wrap. Chill until firm, at least 3 hours.

Note: Pipe whipped cream onto bars in a circular motion. Use mini chocolate chips for eyes.

by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:54 PM
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by Danelle on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Those look yummy

by Silver Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 6:32 PM

 Looks great!

by Juanita on Oct. 8, 2012 at 7:45 PM
These look so cute and festive. Perfect for a Halloween party:)
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 8:53 PM


by Charlene on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:14 PM

 Those look so good.

by Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM
Going in my recipe binder!
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by Bronze Member on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Ok, this I HAVE to try!!!

by Ticia on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:05 AM
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