Pumpkin Pie Bars

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 15 graham crackers, crushed (2 cups crumbs)
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Filling

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups canned pumpkin (15 oz. can)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F and line a 13 x 9 baking pan with foil.
  •  To make the crust, combine the graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar, and press into the bottom of the foil-lined pan. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove and let cool while you prepare the filling.
  • To make the filling, beat the cream cheese and sugar together in a stand mixer until smooth.
  • Add the eggs, mix well, then scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the pumpkin, spices, and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Pour the filling over the crust and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool in the pan, then lift the foil out and cut into bars.
Recipe Courtesy of – Cate’s World Kitchen

 

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