Candy Bar Cheesecake Squares

16  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr total
  • Makes 24 servings.

A crushed chocolate-sandwich-cookie crust holds a rich cheesecake filling laced and topped with chopped candy bars for a fun, family-pleasing dessert.

Candy Bar Cheesecake Squares Recipe


  • 24 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 bars (2.07 oz. each) chocolate-coated caramel-peanut nougat bars, chopped, divided


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Mix  cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan.
  • Beat  cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Stir in 1 cup chopped candy bars; pour over crust. Sprinkle with remaining chopped candy.
  • Bake  40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using Neufchatel cheese.

Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake BarsPrepare, bake and cool cheesecake as directed. Cut into 32 bars; place on wire rack. Place 1 pkg. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chunks and 2 Tbsp. shortening in small saucepan. Cook on very low heat until both are completely melted, stirring constantly; pour over bars. Let stand until chocolate is firm. Refrigerate 3 hours. Makes 32 servings.

How To Easily Remove Squares from PanLine pan with foil before pressing crumb mixture onto bottom of pan. Pour filling over crust and continue as directed.


Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 290 
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Saturated fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Sodium 250 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 10 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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