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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 174.6
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 50.5 mg
  • Sodium: 70.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Pumpkin-Pecan Cheesecake Bars calories by ingredient
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Pumpkin-Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Submitted by: BUDGETMOM
Pumpkin-Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Introduction

A Thanksgiving favorite! Could try adding protein powder to the cheesecake part. A Thanksgiving favorite! Could try adding protein powder to the cheesecake part.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    3/4 cup whole wheat flour
    1/3 cup whey protein powder
    1/4 cup packed brown sugar
    1/2 stick cold butter
    1/2 cup finely chopped pecans (could use up to 1 cup)
    1 (8 ounce) organic package cream cheese, softened
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/2 cup cooked or canned pumpkin
    2 large eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon ground allspice

Directions

In a bowl, combine flour, protein powder and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in pecans; set aside 3/4 cup for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Beat in the pumpkin, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and allspice. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator.








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