Pumpkin Dessert Squares With Shortbread Crust

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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350°F.
  • Set oven to second-lowest position.
  • Butter an 8 x 8-inch baking pan.
  • To make the crust: process all crust ingredients on a food processor for about 30 seconds until well blended.
  • Press the mixture lightly into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake crust for 15 minutes, then remove from oven.
  • Meanwhile prepare the filling.
  • With an electric mixer, beat the softened cream cheese with 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar for about 2 minutes.
  • Add in eggs and beat well until combined.
  • Add in the pumpkin puree, vanilla and melted butter; mix until combined.
  • In a small cup combine flour, cinnamon and allspice, then add to the pumpkin mixture; mix about 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour over the partially baked crust, and return to oven for about 30-35 minutes, or until just set.
  • Serve at room temperature or chilled, cut into squares with a dollop of whipped cream on top.
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