Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars

When it comes to pumpkin desserts, sometimes it’s hard to recreate the wheel. I mean, you’ve got your classic pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies and maybe a pumpkin roll, but what else is out there?

Trust me when I say that you’re not going to want to miss these incredible pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars this holiday season!

These decadent pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars are the perfect pumpkin dessert this fall #pumpkin #pumpkinbars
I am in LOVE with these delicious pumpkin bars, and I love that the base is an oatmeal cookie mix. It makes for such a delicious and flavorful crust.

Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars Recipe

These decadent pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars are the perfect pumpkin dessert this fall #pumpkin #pumpkinbars

Plus, this pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars recipe has crushed gingersnap cookies in the crust. This little detail alone was enough to make want to try this recipe. I am a huge fan of gingersnaps and love incorporating them into my holiday baking.

These decadent pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars are the perfect pumpkin dessert this fall #pumpkin #pumpkinbars

I made this recipe for the first time about five years ago for our Thanksgiving dinner. It was such a huge hit that I’ve been making it at least once or twice during the fall ever since.

By the time you’re drizzling the caramel sauce on top you’re going to be in pumpkin dessert heaven.

These decadent pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars are the perfect pumpkin dessert this fall #pumpkin #pumpkinbars

If these pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars are making your mouth water, be sure to grab the recipe below.

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Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients:

Cookie Base

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup cold butter or margarine

Filling

  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 eggs

Topping

  • Caramel ice cream topping.

Instructions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, crushed cookies and pecans. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of an ungreased 13×9-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool 10 minutes.
  2. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until mixture is smooth. Add your remaining filling ingredients and beat until well blended. Pour over warm cookie base. Sprinkle with reserved topping.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
  4. Before serving, drizzle with topping of choice. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Recipe via Betty Crocker

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  1. Your pumpkin streusel cheesecake bars look amazing, I love anything with a crumb topping.
    Pinned to share
    I would love to have you come share on Oh My Heartsie Girls WW! Hope to see you there. :)
    Have a great week!
    Karren

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