Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

With a cheesecake filling, chocolate drizzle and fresh raspberries, these devil's food bars are anything but basic!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons milk
1
egg
1
cup raspberry pie filling (from 21-oz can)

Cheesecake Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sour cream
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

Garnish

1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening
48
fresh raspberries

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, mix cake mix, butter, milk and 1 egg with spoon until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread in bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Spread raspberry pie filling over crust.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add 2 eggs, one at a time, beating after each until mixed. On low speed, beat in flour. Pour over pie filling.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 38 minutes or until cheesecake filling is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In microwavable food-storage plastic bag, place chocolate chips and shortening; seal bag. Microwave on High 15 seconds; squeeze bag. Microwave about 15 seconds longer or until melted; squeeze bag until chocolate is smooth. Cut off tiny corner of bag; squeeze bag to drizzle chocolate over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving. Top each bar with 1 fresh raspberry just before serving. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Use the rest of the raspberry pie filling as a topping for ice cream sundaes.

You can substitute strawberry or cherry pie filling for the raspberry.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.