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Amazing Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Almond Walnut Crust | Kitchen Cents

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Walnut Crust and Streusel Topping

Amazing Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars — two layers of delicious cheesecake on a rich cinnamon almond walnut crust all topped with an easy streusel.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Author Rachel

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 cup walnuts finely chopped
  • 1 cup almond flour almond meal
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup salted butter melted

Cheesecake layers:

  • 6 oz 100% pumpkin puree 1/2 cup + 2 T. (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 8 oz cream cheese room temp.
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice

Streusel topping:

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 6 T. salted butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8x8-inch baking dish with parchment paper.

Crust:

  1. Mix ingredients together until wet. Press evenly into 8x8-inch parchment-lined baking dish.

Cheesecake layers:

  1. Mix room temperature cream cheese and sugar together. Add eggs. Remove 1 1/2 cups out. Pour over walnut crust. Evenly smooth over crust.
  2. Add to remaining cheesecake mixture, pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice.
  3. Carefully spoon orange pumpkin cheesecake mixture over white cheesecake mixture. Do not mix.

Streusel topping:

  1. Blend ingredients together. The mixture should be wet but crumbly. Carefully sprinkle streusel over pumpkin cheesecake layer.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 60-70 minutes or until done.
  3. When done, cool slightly then place in fridge or freezer to chill. Chill for at least 2 hours before removing from pan and cutting.