Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 55 mins | Additional Time: 2 hrs 10 mins | Total Time: 3 hrs 20 mins | Servings: 48 | Yield: 48 bars
Delicious, satisfying, and luscious! These Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Streusel will surely make your day extra special. I love serving this on special occasions. My guests could not get enough of them. Give it a try now and have friends over. I am sure that they are going to love it. Enjoy!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling:
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup pumpkin puree
⅔ cup white sugar
2 large eggs eggs
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup chopped walnuts
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Line with aluminium foil an 11×15-inch baking pan.
Step 3: In a small mixing bowl, add the flour and sugar. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 4: Add the butter and mix using 2 forks until crumbly.
Step 5: Add about 2/3 of the mixture into the lined baking pan and press it on the bottom.
Step 6: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the colour turns brown.
Step 7: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature for at least 10 minutes to cool.
Step 8: In a medium mixing bowl, add the pumpkin puree, white sugar, and cream cheese. Beat using an electric mixer until well mixed and smooth.
Step 9: Add eggs gradually and beat every addition.
Step 10: Add the pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. Stir until well mixed.
Step 11: Transfer the filling mixture over the warm crust.
Step 12: In a small mixing bowl, add the walnuts and the rest of the crust mixture. Stir until well mixed.
Step 13: Sprinkle the streusel on top of the filling.
Step 14: Place it inside the oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until done.
Step 15: Remove from the oven and place it inside the fridge for 2 hours or until firm.
Step 16: Slice into small bars. Serve and enjoy!
You can use pecans instead of walnuts for this recipe.
Per Serving: 135 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 12.3g 4% DV; fat 9g 14% DV; cholesterol 28.2mg 9% DV; sodium 109.9mg 4% DV.