Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars Recipe | The Cupboard Drawer Recipe Book

Here is a Cheesecake recipe that combines the smooth sweetness of cream cheese with the unique flavor of pumpkin. This one is from “The Cupboard Drawer” and has it’s genesis in the great depression as the richness allowed for more servings than a pound cake and a pie combined.  It serves as a very cost effective way to enjoy the holidays. Do Enjoy…

1 pkg (16 oz) Golden Pound Cake Mix

3 eggs Divided (2 and 1)

2 tbsp Butter, melted

4 tsp Pumpkin Pie spice

1 pkg (8 oz) Cream Cheese Softened

1 can (14 oz) Sweetened Condensed Milk

1 can (16 oz) Pumpkin (about 2 Cups)

1.2 tsp salt

1 Cup Chopped Nuts (South of the Mason Dixon Line use Pecans/Pralines North Use Walnuts)

Pre Heat Oven to 350 Degrees

  1. In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer on low speed and combine cake mix, 1 egg, butter, and 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, mix until crumbly, Press into bottom of 15 X 10 in Jelly Roll Pan: Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese until fluffy, gradually beat in condensed milk, 2 eggs, Pumpkin, and remaining pumpkin pie spice and salt. Mix well, Pour over crust and smooth out with a spatula, Sprinkle w nuts
  3. Bake in 350 oven for 30-35 mins or until set
  4. Remove from oven and cool to room temp then Chill for at least 1 hr or until firm; cut into bars and store in refrig.

Yield 48 Bars - Serving Suggestion Drizzle with Chocolate, or Butterscotch, or Maple Syrup,

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breakfastpop 6 years ago

Cheesecake is my guilty pleasure. Thanks!


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Storytellersrus 6 years ago from Stepping past clutter

Okay, if the liquor store is truly out of pumpkin beer, I'm on it!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Bpop - Just my Pleasure I don't feel guilty at all at this age I've earned it!

Storytelle - Point me towards the Pumpkin

Beer I want to try that one!


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myownworld 6 years ago from uk

keep posting these amazing recipes! thanks to you, i have a whole new collection now! got to start cooking soon! thank you for sharing..


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

My Own World - Like a vitamin for the soul One A Day Keep checking! Thanks!


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queenbe 6 years ago from NY

I have not heard of Pumpkin Cheese cake until now. I love cheese cake and it sounds yummy!

Thanks


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Queenbe - Thanks for checking it out and do enjoy think you find it as yummie as it sounds!


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Ken R. Abell 6 years ago from ON THE ROAD

Thanks for this one. Sounds delicious. I'm printing it & will be trying it soon.


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Thanks for stopping By Ken Do Enjoy and let us know how they came out GBY


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

Sounds great - similar to my no-cook layered pumpin-cheesecake. Yum!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Habee - From your title sounds scrumptious as well Do enjoy!!


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carolina muscle 6 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

I don't eat sweets, but I'd still kill for some of that about now!! LOL


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Carolina Muscle - As you may have figured out I don't eat much Health Food, But every now and then I like a bowl of plain lettuce or celery, You gotta have a treat now and then after all. Do enjoy...


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tim-tim 6 years ago from Normal, Illinois

I can see that we have something in common! I love to eat and have a sweet tooth. Thanks for sharing your great recipe.


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

tim-tim Glad you like it more on the way! Thanks for stopping by and Do Enjoy!!


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

A friend makes these and they are YUMMY!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Thanks Habee, Your pie looks scrumptious too!


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ThoughtfulSpot 6 years ago from PA

Bookmarked. Looks wonderful. Although, I might have to take a dip south of the MD line and use those pecans. I like walnuts, but the pecans just sound better.


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

TFS - I like it both ways,,,Thanks and do Enjoy!!

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