Cookies and Creme Cheesecake Bars

This extra-easy 3-step cheesecake recipe was inspired by Betty Crocker Facebook fan Debra and brought to life by the Betty Crocker Kitchens.

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

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Hershey's™ Cookies 'n' Creme cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
container Betty Crocker™ Hershey's™ Cookies 'n' Creme frosting
3
eggs
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil generously with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix dry cookie mix and butter until crumbly; reserve 1/2 cup. In bottom of foil-lined pan, press remaining crumbly mixture.
  • 2 Remove cookie crumbs from frosting container; set aside. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and frosting with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs until well blended; pour over crust. Add cookie crumbs from frosting container to reserved crumbly mixture; sprinkle evenly over cream cheese mixture.
  • 3 Bake about 45 minutes (about 42 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or just until set; cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. For easy cutting, dip knife into hot water after each cut, cleaning it off with paper towel. Store covered in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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.