Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars


This is one of my favorite fall recipes (a little late to come to the blog, unfortunately). To me, there’s really no dessert better than a cheesecake and combined with pumpkin, you really can’t go wrong. I’ve made this recipe (with modifications, of course, because I just have to modify everything) for the last few years and it’s always a hit.  Often (and as I did here) I make this into bars because it’s easier for sharing/transporting and a little less fuss, in general.  I leave the filling amount the same but increase the crust to fit a 9×13 pan.  And the gingersnap-pecan crust? Well, that’s the best part (at least for me). I add a little more spice than the original recipe calls for, which I think makes the pumpkin stand out a bit more.  This cheesecake is not overly sweet, which is also nice.  So there you have it–a dessert that’s easy to make and goes over well every time.


Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

17 thoughts on “Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

    1. I just used a cup of pumpkin puree. It doesn’t really matter what size can you get, it just depends if you want more or less leftover puree since a smaller can has about 1.75 cups.

  1. I have all the ingredients except gingersnaps..would it still be good with a graham cracker crust? Because I do have cinnamon graham crackers in the cupboard.

    1. Hi Brooke, it would definitely work with a graham cracker crust, just taste a little different. You can always add a little ground ginger to it if you want some of the flavor.

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