Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole grain flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar or sucanat
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice*
  • 2 eggs
  • 15-ounces pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • Cream Cheese Marble Filling:
  • 16-ounces softened cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sucanat, salt, baking powder, and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Mix in egg, pumpkin puree, and oil until well combined.
  3. Pour batter into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Set aside.
  4. Blend Cream Cheese Filling ingredients in a blender or with a hand mixer until smooth.
  5. Drizzle mixture over the unbaked pumpkin cake.
  6. Use a butter knife to spread the filling over the cake batter.
  7. Bake in a 350° oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Allow bars to cool completely, then chill for at least two hours before cutting into bars and serving.
Recipe by Heavenly Homemakers at https://heavenlyhomemakers.com/easy-pumpkin-cheesecake-bars