Cherries Jubilee Cheesecake Bars

Cherry cake mix and frosting make this 3-step recipe a no-fuss alternative to traditional cheesecake.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cherry chip cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cherry frosting
3
eggs

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, beat dry cake mix and butter with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly; reserve 1 cup. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press remaining crumbly mixture.
  • 2 In same bowl, beat cream cheese and frosting with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs until blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbly mixture.
  • 3 Bake about 45 minutes (about 42 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or until set; cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

A dollop of cherry yogurt mixed with whipped topping gives these yummy bars a special finish!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.