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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Sweet and creamy pumpkin cheesecake bars with Oreo cookie crust. So easy and delicious! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9 people
Calories 368 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

for the crust:

  • 3/4 cup crushed chocolate graham crackers
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted

for the filling:

  • 2 pkg 8 oz. each packages cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree not pie filling!
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoons and 1/2 pumpkin spice see note
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs slightly beaten
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

to make the crust:

  1. Line an 8" square baking pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a food processor or blender, crush crackers until fine. Add melted butter and process till combined.
  4. Press the crust into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  5. Bake in the oven for 7 minutes.

to make the filling:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese for 30 seconds until creamy.
  2. Add sugar and mix well.
  3. Add pumpkin and mix in well.
  4. Add vanilla, flour, pumpkin spice and salt. Mix well.
  5. Add eggs and mix until just incorporated. Do not overmix.
  6. Pour the filling over the baked crust. Tap the pan against the counter to release the air and get rid off air bubbles on the surface.
  7. Bake the cheesecake for 35 to 38 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and let sit in room temperature until completely cool. Refrigerate for at least 2 to 4 hours. The longer the better.
  9. Remove the cheesecake from the pan. Slice and serve.
  10. Refrigerate any leftovers for up to 2 days, in an air-tight container.
  11. topping:
  12. If desired, top the bars with whipped cream, a dash of ground cloves and a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Recipe Notes

The total time includes the minimum chilling time. If you do not have a pumpkin spice on hand, see my [Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice|https://www.crunchycreamysweet.com/homemade-pumpkin-pie-spice/] post. Recipe source: Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 368 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 291mg13%
Potassium 138mg4%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 4065IU81%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.