Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars


  • 1 (16 oz.) package pound cake mix
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 2 tbsp. margarine or butter, melted
  • 4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl on low speed, combine cake mix, 1 egg, margarine/butter and 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice until crumbly. Press onto bottom of a 15x10 jelly roll pan and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in condensed milk, then remaining 2 eggs, remaining 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree and salt. Mix well. Pour over crust. Sprinkle nuts on top, if using.

Bake 30-35 minutes until set. Cool and cut into bars. Keep refrigerated.

by The Savvy Kitchen