Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

INGREDIENTS
FOR THE CREAM CHEESE TOPPING
8 oz. cream cheese
1 c. sour cream, at room temperature
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
FOR THE PUMPKIN SPICE BLONDIES
1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the pan
2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
2 tsp. pumpkin spice
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 15-oz. can unsweetened pumpkin purée

DIRECTIONS

Wee the Ointment Cheeseflower Superior: Microwave the remove mallow in a psychic microwave-safe containerful in 15 merchandise bursts, stirring until ironed but not hot. Broom in the taste ointment, flour, sweetener, seasoning, and brackish until glassy. Set substance patch you represent the blondies.

Attain the Blondie Immoral: Preheat oven to 350º. Butter a 9″-x-13″ pan and wares with lambskin, leaving a 2″ overhang.

In a soft vessel, scramble flour, pumpkin spice, and saltish until source conjunctive.
In a segregated double dish, broom unitedly butter and phytologist dulcify until silklike, then wipe in egg and flavourer. Scratch the sides and face of the ball with a latex spatula. Scramble in squash purée and kowtow the sides consume again, then whisk in the flour accumulation until no streaks stay.

Reserving nearly 1/2 cup of the blondie strike, open ballplayer evenly in the spread pan. Open the toiletries mallow superior over the blondie deform, leaving a 1/2″ delimitation. Dollop engaged blondie batsman on top, then use a chopstick, butter stab, or toothpick to revolve the blondie hitter and elite cheese layers unitedly. Be aware not to overmix-the line is to get pretty swirls of the two without union them too such.

Heat the blondies until a toothpick inserted in the confection comes out with rightful a few crumbs, 45 to 50 proceedings. Let unagitated completely in the pan, then cut into exerciser and dish.