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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Pecan Crust
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins
 

Add these pumpkin cheesecake bars to your fall baking list! Cool, creamy, and infused with real pumpkin and spice, all atop a nutty gluten-free pecan crust.


Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bars, Cheesecake, Pecan, Pumpkin
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 523 kcal
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  
  2. Mist a 9x9-inch baking pan with non-stick spray and line with parchment.
  3. Place the ground pecans, melted butter, sugar, egg white, and salt in a medium bowl and toss together with a fork to combine.  
  4. Press the mixture in an even layer over the bottom of the prepared pan.
  5. Place the cream cheese, brown sugar, and cornstarch in a large mixing bowl and beat on medium speed until smooth and creamy.  
  6. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula, and stir in the pumpkin.  
  7. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, scraping the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula after each addition.  
  8. Stir in the cream, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, and cloves, and transfer the mixture to the prepared pan.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F, then reduce the oven temperature to 250 degrees F and continue to bake for one hour, or until set around the edges and still slightly jiggly towards the center.  
  10. Chill overnight before cutting into squares.
Recipe Notes

Optional: drizzle with salted caramel sauce, garnish with sweetened whipped cream, and dust with cinnamon.

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Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Pecan Crust
Amount Per Serving
Calories 523 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 133mg44%
Sodium 264mg11%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 5810IU116%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.