Indulge in the flavors of fall with these delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars. Creamy cheesecake filling swirled with pumpkin pie spice on a graham cracker crust, these bars are the perfect treat for any autumn gathering.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 12


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 9×13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  4. Pour half of the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  5. In another bowl, mix pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Spoon over the cream cheese layer.
  6. Top with remaining cream cheese mixture and swirl with a knife to create a marbled effect.
  7. Bake for 40 minutes or until the center is set. Let cool before slicing into bars.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Fat: 22g || Carbohydrates: 27g || Protein: 5g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of creamy cheesecake and pumpkin flavors is irresistible.
  2. The marbled swirls make these bars visually appealing for any occasion.
  3. They are easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends and family.
  4. The graham cracker crust adds a nice crunch to complement the creamy filling.
  5. This recipe captures the essence of fall in every bite.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cream cheese batter to prevent a dense texture.
  2. Make sure to use room temperature cream cheese for a smooth and creamy filling.
  3. Avoid overbaking the bars, as they can become dry. Check for doneness around the 40-minute mark.
  4. Don’t skip the marbling step, as it adds a beautiful design and ensures even distribution of flavors.
  5. Refrigerate the bars before serving to allow them to set and enhance the flavors.

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