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Mint Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Easy cheesecake bars with Oreo cookie crust, dyed green to represent the mint flavor. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake bars, mint cheesecake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 9 squares
Calories 406 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 14 Oreos regular
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons sour cream
  • 4 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • green food coloring optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line an 8" square baking pan (greased) with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. To make the crust:
  4. Place Oreos in food processor (a small one works just fine) and blend until fine. Add melted butter and blend until it comes together.
  5. Press the Oreo crust mixture into the bottom of the pan.
  6. Bake crust for 10 minutes.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer for 30 seconds, until creamy.
  8. Add sugar and mix in well.
  9. Add sour cream, flour and both extracts. Mix in well.
  10. Add eggs and mix in well.
  11. Add food coloring if desired and mix in.
  12. Pour filling over crust. Tap the pan against the counter to release any air bubbles.
  13. Bake cheesecake bars for 33 to 35 minutes.
  14. Remove from the oven and cool in pan completely.
  15. Remove from pan and chill in fridge for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  16. Slice and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mint Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 266mg12%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 840IU17%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.