Louisiana Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars

A marriage of everyone's two favorite cakes—cheese and red velvet—means you'll double up on delicious at your next party.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 24 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1½ pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate (6 oz.), divided
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 egg s
  • 1 Tbsp. red food coloring

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350ºF.

2

Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.

3

Melt 4 oz. chocolate as directed on package; place in medium bowl. Set aside. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs; beat just until blended. Remove 2 cups batter; mix with melted chocolate and food coloring. Carefully spread over crust; cover with remaining plain batter.

4

Bake 26 to 28 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over dessert. Refrigerate 4 hours.