Pumpkin Cookie Bars
These pumpkin bars with a tender shortbread crust, look like the layers of candy corn.
20 min.prep time
55 min.total time
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup cooked pumpkin
1/4 cup sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending over edges. Set aside.
Combine all crust ingredients except butter in small bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Combine all filling ingredients except egg in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Spread mixture over hot, partially baked crust.
Combine all streusel ingredients except butter in small bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle mixture over filling. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until topping is set.
Nutrition Facts (1 bar)
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Recipe #15809©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.