Praline Crumb Caramel Cheesecake Bars

Praline Crumb Caramel Cheesecake Bars

Enjoy cheesecake in the form of an easy bar with layers of caramel, rich toffee and crunchy nuts.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Cookie Base and Topping
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup cold butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup toffee bits
Filling
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup caramel topping
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Place cookie mix in bowl; cut in butter using pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, flour, 1/4 cup of the caramel topping, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over partially baked cookie base. Sprinkle with reserved crumb topping, pecans and toffee bits.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Drizzle with remaining 1/4 cup caramel topping. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Cold butter is needed to create a "just right" streusel and crust texture.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.