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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

Moist and spicy pumpkin cake with a cream cheese swirl baked on top. Bake them for your friends and family and watch them disappear!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 18 Bars
Calories 272kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


For Cream Cheese Swirl

  • 1 ,8 ounce package Cream cheese ,softened
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs

For the Pumpkin Bars

  • 1 ,15 ounce can Solid packed pumpkin
  • 2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2/3 Cup Canola oil
  • 2 Cups All purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 baking pan.

For the Cream Cheese Swirl:

  • In a small bowl mix cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, mix well to combine and set aside.

For the Pumpkin Batter

  • In a large mixing bowl combine pumpkin, sugar and oil together. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. Mix in flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Pour cream cheese mixture on top and cut through with a knife several times to create a marble effect. Top with chocolate chips. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool, cut and place on serving plate.


Serving: 1Square | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.9mg