Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert

Mocha-flavored cheesecake bars make a great addition to potluck suppers.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups crushed vanilla wafer cookies (about 60 cookies)
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons whipping cream
2
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup sugar
3
eggs
1
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, grated
Chocolate-covered espresso beans, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix crushed cookies and melted butter with fork. Press mixture in bottom of pan. Refrigerate while continuing with recipe.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix whipping cream and coffee granules with fork until coffee is dissolved; set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth and creamy. On low speed, beat in sugar, eggs and coffee mixture, about 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed about 2 minutes longer or until ingredients are well blended. Using rubber spatula, spread cream cheese filling over crust. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until center is set.
  • 4 Cool 30 minutes. Sprinkle with grated chocolate or top with espresso beans. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until completely chilled. For servings, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows, using sharp knife dipped in water.

Expert Tips

Dress up these dessert bars by serving them in colorful paper baking cups.

In a hurry? Sift unsweetened baking cocoa over the tiramisu bars instead of grating chocolate.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.