Pumpkin-Pecan Pie Bars


Pumpkin-Pecan Pie Bars

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    Pumpkin pie meets pecan pie meets cheesecake. And that's all we need to say about this stellar pie-bar-cheesecake mash-up.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 16
    ⅓ c. plus 1/4 c. Hy-Vee unsalted butter, melted, divided
    ¼ c. plus 1/2 c. Hy-Vee granulated sugar, divided
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground ginger
    1 ¼ c. Hy-Vee graham cracker crumbs
    1 (8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee cream cheese, spftened
    1 ¼ c. Hy-Vee canned pumpkin
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee sour cream
    2 ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided
    2 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    3 Hy-Vee large eggs
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    1 c. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee pecan pieces

    Things To Grab

    • 9x9x2-inch baking pan
    • Aluminum foil
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • 3 medium bowls
    • Wire cooling rack
    • Electric mixer


    1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over pan edges. Spray foil with nonstick spray; set aside.

    2. Combine 1/3 cup melted butter, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, and ginger in a medium bowl. Add graham cracker crumbs; toss to combine. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool on a wire rack. Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees.

    3. Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Beat in pumpkin, remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar, sour cream, 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice and vanilla, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Spoon filling into crust-lined pan. 

    4. Combine remaining 1/4 cup melted butter, flour, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Stir in brown sugar and pecans; combine well. Sprinkle topping on pumpkin filling. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Refrigerate overnight. Use foil to lift uncut bars out of pan; cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator. 

    Nutrition facts


    350 Calories per serving
    1 bar

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 22g
    • Cholesterol: 70mg
    • Sodium: 100mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%

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    Seasons October 2019