Southern Okie Gourmet Halloween Pumpkin Bars

Posted by Gina Hollingsworth on 10/25/2018

Southern Okie Gourmet Halloween Pumpkin Bars

1 box brownie mix, plus ingredients on the box

12oz cream cheese, softened

2/3 cup Southern Okie Gourmet Pumpkin Spread

2/3 cup sugar

2 large eggs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Pinch of salt

15 Oreo cookies, plus more for topping

Preheat oven to 325°. Line 8x8 pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil leaving overhang. Pour brownie batter into prepared pan. Top with a layer of Oreos and set aside.

In a large bowl, using a mixer, beat cream cheese, pumpkin, sugar, eggs, vanilla, spices and salt until smooth. Pour over brownie/cookie mixture. Top with crushed Oreos and bake 50 minutes or until center is slightly jiggly. 

Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Remove cheesecake bars from dish and slice. Drizzle with warm caramel sauce (optional) and serve.