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Easy Pumpkin Bars

The perfect marriage of a pecan and pumpkin pie, these easy Pumpkin Pie Bars are a deliciously fun way to feed a crowd.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked goods, fall
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 283kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3/4 cups sugar divided
  • 1 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 15 oz pumpkin not pumpkin pie flavored
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a 13x9 pan with foil or parchment paper and grease slightly.
  • Mix flour, brown sugar and 1/4 cup regular sugar in a bowl.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in oats and pecans.
  • Reserve 1 cup of this mixture. Press the remaining into the bottom of the pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Beat the cream cheese, remaining sugar, eggs, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice in the bowl of a mixer on medium speed until well blended. Pour over the baked crust and sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • Lift the bars from the pan using the foil/parchment paper.
  • Cool completely and cut into bars.
  • Save the leftovers in a tightly covered container in the fridge.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 3330IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg