Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a fall staple at our house. Makes the house smell heavenly, and they taste better than they smell. This recipe can be doubled easily and baked in a 9 x 13 pan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour and brown sugar in medium bowl.
  2. Cut in butter to make a crumb mixture.
  3. Stir in nuts.
  4. Set aside 3/4 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  5. Press remaining mixture into bottom of 8 x 8 baking pan.
  6. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 15 minutes.
  7. Cool slightly.
  8. Combine cream cheese, sugar, pumpkin, eggs, spices and vanilla in large mixing bowl.
  9. Blend until smooth.
  10. Pour over baked crust.
  11. Sprinkle with reserved topping.
  12. Bake an additional 30-35 minutes.
  13. Cool before cutting into bars.
Most Helpful

This recipe is very good!...for the crust, I process the flour and brown sugar for about 15 seconds in a food processor, then add in very cold butter, process with a couple of on and off turns, then just mix in the pecans by hand, I find that the crust bakes out to a lighter texture if done by this method. You also might want to increase the sugar and cinnamon slightly in the filling. This is a delicious pumpkin recipe that I have made many times in the Fall season. thanks for sharing KyJo!...Kittencal:)

Kittencal@recipezazz August 30, 2005

SUPER! super quick, super easy, super moist, SUPER YUMMY! thanks KyJo, DEFINATELY a "keeper"!

Parrot Head Mama January 31, 2004

What a great recipe! I have made these several times and have never been disappointed. The texture does vary according to the brand of pumpkin used and I prefer Libby's if I can find it. Not too sweet - just perfect!

Just Call Me Martha January 21, 2004