Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars

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Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars | Life, Love, and Good Food

After rave reviews and a quick disappearing act at our family Thanksgiving dinner, these Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars (recipe clipped from a Jello ad in Southern Living) have landed a spot on my “repeat recipe” list.  The chewy crust, creamy pumpkin center, and layer of whipped cream make for a pretty and yummy dessert, plus it’s easy to make. That’s a win-win for me!

Tips: I didn’t find Pumpkin Spice flavor instant pudding at our grocery, so instead I used Cheesecake flavor pudding and added a teaspoon of pumpkin spice. It was still delicious! I think you could also substitute Cool Whip in place of the Dream Whip and milk; just add in maple syrup before topping the dessert.

Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars | Life, Love, and Good Food

Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars | Life, Love, and Good Food

Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars

With a chewy crust, creamy pumpkin center, and layer of whipped cream, Maple-Pumpkin Pie Bars are a yummy dessert that's easy to make.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Sweets
Cuisine American
Servings 24 bars
Calories 197 kcal


  • 1 15.25 oz. box yellow cake mix
  • 4 large eggs divided
  • ½ cup butter or margarine melted
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. Philadelphia Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 3.4 oz. pkg. JELL-O Pumpkin Spice Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1 envelope DREAM WHIP Whipped Topping Mix
  • cup milk
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray bottom of 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Mix cake mix, 1 egg and butter until blended; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Beat cream cheese, pumpkin, sugar, dry pudding mix and remaining eggs with mixer until blended; pour over crust.
  • Bake 40 minutes or until center is almost set; cool 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Beat whipped topping mix, milk and syrup in large bowl with mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed 4 min. or until mixture forms stiff peaks. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Spread whipped topping mixture onto dessert; sprinkle with cinnamon.


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Serving: 24ServingsCalories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 255mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16g

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