Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Cookie Bars

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Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Cookie Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 35 min
  • Servings 18
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Everyone’s fall favourites – pecan pie, cheesecake, pumpkin and caramel – come together in one indulgent layered dessert!
Apr 9, 2018


  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)

  • 2 packages (250 g each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Caramel topping, whipped cream and pecan halves, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cookie mix and pumpkin pie spice. Add 1/2 cup cold butter and the pumpkin; mix with pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Press in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in another large bowl, beat Cream Cheese Layer ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spoon over cookie base, and carefully spread to cover.
  • 4
    For Pecan Pie Layer, in large bowl, stir together 1/3 cup melted butter, the brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and 3 eggs until well blended. Stir in pecans, 1 teaspoon vanilla and the salt. Pour evenly over cream cheese layer.
  • 5
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate to chill, about 2 hours. To serve, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Drizzle each serving with caramel topping, and top with a dollop of whipped cream and a pecan half. Drizzle whipped cream with a small amount of caramel.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Need a make-ahead or make-and-take dessert? This recipe can be made the day before serving.
  • Tip 2
    Short on time? Top dessert with thawed frozen whipped topping or whipped topping from an aerosol can.

Nutrition Information

440 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 45g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 18
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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