Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares
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Family and friends coming over? Serve these tasty cheesecake squares that combine the favorite flavors of chocolate, pumpkin and spices.
30 min
Prep Time
3:40
Total Time
16 servings

Ingredients

Cheesecake

1 1/4 cups cups (about 25 cookies)
chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1
Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/4 cup
sugar
2
large Land O Lakes® Egg
2 teaspoons
vanilla
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon
pumpkin pie spice*
1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (3-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (15-ounce) can
pumpkin

Topping

1 cup
sour cream
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla
 
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 8- or 9-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Place 1 cup cookie crumbs into bowl. Add melted butter; mix well. Press crumb mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Combine 1/4 cup sugar, eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade; process until smooth. Add cream cheese and pumpkin; process until well mixed. Pour mixture over hot, partially baked crust. Bake 30-40 minutes or until top is set.
  4. Combine sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl; mix well. Remove cheesecake from oven; spread sour cream mixture evenly over top. Return to oven; continue baking 5 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool 30 minutes at room temperature. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with remaining cookie crumbs. Cut into squares.

Recipe Tips

Cookies can be crushed in the food processor. If you don’t have a food processor, place cookies into plastic food bag; crush with rolling pin into fine crumbs.

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
200
Cholesterol
60mg
Carbohydrates
15g
Protein
3g
Fat
14g
Sodium
160mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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