Carrot Cheesecake Bars

17  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 6 hr 5 min total
  • Makes 24 servings.

Two favorite desserts combine for one creamy, cinnamon-spiced bar with fresh grated carrot and a crispy crust. Ingenious, no?

Carrot Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded carrots (about 2)
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 325ºF.
  • Mix  butter, crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Beat  cream cheese, vanilla and the remaining sugar and cinnamon in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Stir in carrots; spread over crust.
  • Bake  45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Serve topped with COOL WHIP.

Recipe Tips

Sour Cream-Topped Cheesecake BarsOmit COOL WHIP. Prepare and bake cheesecake as directed. Mix 1 container (16 oz.) sour cream, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla. Spread over warm cheesecake. Bake 5 min. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Refrigerate leftovers.

Size-WiseSince this indulgent recipe makes 24 servings, it is the perfect dessert to serve at your next party.

Special ExtraTop each serving with a pecan half.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 210 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 75 mg
    • Sodium 170 mg
    • Carbohydrate 16 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 12 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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