Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Usually it's the boys and I that head into the kitchen — but this time Ryan got in on the action as well.
My father-in-law loves pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin bars so I decided to combine two of his favorites into one easy recipe with these pumpkin cheesecake bars.
1 cup gingersnap crumbs
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
5 tablespoons unsalted butter ( melted )
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 package cream cheese ( at room temperature )
1 cup brown sugar
15 ounce can pumpkin puree
2 eggs ( room temperature )
12 ounce evaporated milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups pecans ( finely chopped )
1/2 cup brown sugar ( packed )
3 tablespoons water
FOR THE CRUST:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper.
- Pulse together the gingersnaps crumbs, graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, and sugar until they...
See the full directions on my site