Tiramisu Cheesecake Bars

Tiramisu Cheesecake Bars

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Classic tiramisu flavors of coffee, cream cheese and chocolate get stirred up with an easy cookie mix.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

4:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Cookie Base
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg, slightly beaten
Filling
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
tablespoon instant coffee granules or crystals
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
Topping
6
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup whipping cream
Chocolate curls, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in another large bowl, beat 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add milk; beat until well blended. Add coffee, vanilla and eggs; beat until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour over cookie base.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Cool at room temperature 30 minutes. Refrigerate 30 minutes to cool completely.
  4. In small bowl, beat 6 oz cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in whipping cream; beat about 2 minutes longer or until fluffy. Spread mixture over cooled bars. Sprinkle chocolate curls over topping.
  5. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. 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
Variation
Not a coffee lover? Skip the instant coffee and you'll still have a great tasting cheesecake bar.
Success
Skip the cooking spray, and instead line the pan with quick-release foil for easy cleanup and removal of bars from the pan.
Did You Know?
The translation of tiramisu ("tih-ruh-mee-SOO") is "pick me up!"

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.