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Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Cookie Bars

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

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

Nutrition Facts

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