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Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Our favorite cheesecake bars, made with a homemade no-bake filling, a simple graham cracker crust, and finished with a sweet and tart cherry topping. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake bars, cheesecake dessert, cherry cheesecake, cherry cheesecake bars, no bake cheesecake, no bake cheesecake recipes
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 377kcal

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 6 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 Cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

No Bake Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese (softened, preferably)
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 Cups Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar

Cherry Topping

  • 21 Ounces Cherry Pie Filling (one ((1)) large can)

Instructions

Graham Cracker Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and grease an 8 by 8 inch baking dish.
  • Melt the butter in your microwave
  • In large bowl, combine the melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, and graham cracker crumbs.
  • Once mixed, press the crust into the bottom of the pan and bake it for seven to ten (7-10) minutes. When done, place it in your fridge to cool.

No Bake Cheesecake Filling

  • Using a mixer, combine the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon. Mix for two to three (2-3) minutes. Set aside.
  • Grab another bowl and combine the heavy cream and powdered sugar. Mix until whipped cream forms stiff peaks Approximately, five (5) minutes.
  • Fold the whipped cream and cream mixture together to create no bake filling. Pour the filling into the crust and use a spoon to smooth it out. Place the cheesecake in your fridge to set for about two (2) hours. 

Topping

  • When the cheesecake has set, gently top it with the cherry pie filling and use your spoon to smooth out the topping.
  • Cut the bars into twelve (12) equal sized servings and serve or put them back into the fridge to store.

Notes

The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and serving size of one (1) bar (when cut into twelve ((12)) equal sized bars). Actual calories will vary. The cherry cheesecake bars can be stored in your fridge in a sealed container for up to three (3) days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 970IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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