Mint Cheesecake Squares

In three simple steps, you can prepare this luscious dessert. For a potluck or a party, it will be in mint condition!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 20

Crust

1
pkg. (9 oz) thin chocolate wafer cookies, crushed (1 3/4 cups)
1/2
cup margarine or butter, melted

Filling

2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup dairy sour cream
4
eggs
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup creme de menthe syrup
1/4
teaspoon mint extract

Topping

4
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
1/2
cup dairy sour cream

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press in bottom of ungreased 13x9­inch pan. Freeze crust while preparing filling.
  • 2 In large bowl with electric mixer, beat all filling ingredients on low speed until smooth. Pour into crust­lined pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Cool 5 minutes; beat in sour cream with spoon. Spread over warm cheesecake. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

These bars can be made up to two days before serving; store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
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; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.