Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Love cheesecake? Add a blueberry layer, and delight in every creamy bite of this cheesecake bar.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 28

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream
3
eggs
1
jar (10 oz) blueberry spreadable fruit
1 1/2
cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) whole blueberries

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cookie mix, butter and egg with electric mixer on low speed until soft dough forms. Press in bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in another large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add whipping cream and eggs; beat on low speed until well blended.
  • 3 Spread spreadable fruit over partially cooled crust. Sprinkle with blueberries. Pour cream cheese mixture evenly over blueberries, spreading gently to cover.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. For bars, cut into 7 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2006 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!

Using a wet, clean knife makes cutting these bars easier.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.