Candy Bar Cheesecake Squares

13  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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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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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