Easy 9×13 Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars Recipe
9×13 Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars are a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for the holidays! This recipe combines two classic desserts—pumpkin pie and cheesecake—into one delicious treat that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. The bars are made with a simple graham cracker crust, a creamy pumpkin cheesecake filling, and topped with a crunchy streusel topping. The result is a delightful mix of sweet and spicy flavors that will have everyone coming back for seconds!
- 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Streusel Topping
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup packed light brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small cubes
- ½ cup chopped pecans
Preparing the Crust
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.
- In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press the mixture into the prepared baking pan.
- Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
Making the Filling
- In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating until just combined.
- Add pumpkin puree, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg and mix until well combined.
- Pour the filling over the prepared crust and spread evenly.
Making the Streusel Topping
- In a medium bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, and butter until crumbly.
- Stir in chopped pecans.
- Sprinkle the streusel topping over the pumpkin cheesecake filling.
Baking the Bars
- Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the center is set.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.
These 9×13 Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars are a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for the holidays! The combination of sweet and spicy flavors makes them irresistible, and the crunchy streusel topping gives them an extra special touch. Whether you’re serving them as a dessert or a snack, they’re sure to be a hit with your family and friends!