Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://rhrecipes.blogspot.com/2009/10/pumpkin-cheesecake-bars.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

Crust:
16 ounces pkg cake mix (I like pound cake mix, but yellow is good
1 egg
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
Filling:
8 ounces cream cheese, softened,
16 ounces can pumpkin, or 2 cups cooked pumpkin, mashed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

1
For Crust:
2
In a large bowl combine until crumbly.
3
Press onto bottom of jelly roll (11x15) pan.
4
For Filling:
5
In the same bowl as the crust was made in, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
6
Beat in remaining ingredients. Mix well.
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Pour over crust.
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Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
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If desired, serve with Maple cream and a dollop of whipped cream.
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For Cream:
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Combine cream and maple syrup in a small saucepan.
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Simmer for 30-40 minutes or until reduced by half.

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Hannah Bliss Craner's picture

Seriously the best fall dessert I have ever had.

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I can't wait for fall every year because I finally get to make these pumpkin cheesecake bars. It is perfect for dessert with some apple cider and a warm fire.

Yield:

1 jelly-roll size pan or about 3 dozen 2-inch squares

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December 3, 2009

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