I've finally conceded that it's fall because I turned on the heat and packed away my sandals for another season. There are many flavors that speak of fall for me: apple, cinnamon, but mostly pumpkin. Here's a speedy dessert that bakes up quickly.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough
16 oz cream cheese, softened
15 oz can pumpkin puree
1/4 c. granulated sugar
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. cloves
1/4 t. salt
12 oz. whipped cream
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Open, unroll, and press dough into 10 x 15 inch pan. Set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, whip cream cheese and pumpkin puree. Add egg, sugar, and spices. Pour over dough and spread evenly.
4. Bake 20-25 minutes. Cool completely before cutting and topping with whipped cream.