Pumpkin Pie Bars-In-A-Jar


Preserving Method: Non-Preserving

  1. READ all instructions before starting. Gather all supplies and ingredients.
  2. LAYER the first four ingredients into jar, firmly packing with jar tamper in between each layer. Layer pecans into the jar, screw lid and band onto jar. Makes base for one recipe of Pumpkin Pie Bars.
  3. INCLUDE instructions to prepare on a recipe card attached to the jar.
  4. To prepare the bars: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil; grease foil lining. Remove pecans and oats from jar and place in a small bowl. Remove granulated sugar from jar and place in another small bowl. Place brown sugar and flour in medium bowl. Measure 1/4 cup granulated sugar and add to flour mixture. Stir to evenly blend. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sitr in oats and pecans. Reserve 1 cup of the crumb mixture; press remaining mixture onto bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.  Beat cream cheese, remaining 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, eggs, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until will blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 25 minutes. Lift from pan by grabbing edges of foil. Cool completely. Yield: about 24 bars.