Lazy Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Crockpot pumpkin cheesecake bars are an easy, delicious and moist dessert full of the flavors of fall. This treat is made with a traditional pie crust covered with a sweet and smooth pumpkin layer all topped with creamy and delicious cheesecake.
4 quart or larger slow cooker (great in a casserole crockpot)
measuring cups and spoons
parchment paper or slow cooker liner (optional)
- 1 pre-made, refrigerated pie crust dough
- 2 scant cups pumpkin puree or 1 15oz can
- ¾ cup evaporated milk
- ¾ cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- 8 oz brick cream cheese, softened
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
place parchment paper or slow cooker liner into slow cooker
allow refrigerated pie crust dough to come to room temperature.
stretch, mold and cut pie crust as needed to cover bottom of slow cooker
place pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, ginger and cloves into mixing bowl
use a wire whisk to fully whisk all ingredients together
pour mixture into slow cooker on top of pie crust
add softened brick of cream cheese, eggs, sugar and vanilla to a clean bowl
use handheld mixer on low setting to mix all ingredients. It will become liquidy
pour cream cheese mixture on top of pumpkin layer.
use a spatula or knife to smooth cream cheese layer fully over pumpkin layer.
optional: You can use a knife to gently swirl ingredients for a decorative touch. Just be careful not to mix two layers fully together.
cover and cook on high until set (3½ - 4 hours)
when fully set, the center will no longer be loose and jiggly if you gently shake slow cooker. turn off of crockpot and allow to cool.
move cooled pumpkin cheesecake to the refrigerator and allow to set for about 2 hours
cut into bars and devour!!
Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 502IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg