Halloween treat: Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

A seasonal dessert with a surprise ingredient. (Hint: Think airplane food.)

click to enlarge Halloween treat: Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars - Susan Filson
Susan Filson
Halloween treat: Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

click to enlarge Halloween treat: Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars - Susan Filson
Susan Filson
Halloween treat: Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Remember the joys of early air travel? You know, those days when they showed you a movie that you could hear without having to pay for ear buds, stowed your luggage without a fee and actually fed you a free meal on any flight that was longer than two hours? I’ll admit, the food wasn’t exactly fine dining, but depending on the airline, it wasn’t bad. I remember flying to Rome on Alitalia once, many years ago, and being served a pretty darn tasty veal cannelloni and a nice Pinot Grigio to wash it down with, too. Oh, yeah. Those were the days…