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Toffee Brown Ale Cheesecake Bars

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Toffee Brown Ale Cheesecake Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 35 min
  • Servings 32
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Malty brown ale pairs perfectly with the rich flavors of toffee and caramel in these layered cheesecake bars.
Updated Feb 16, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup brown ale beer
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits
  • 1/4 cup caramel topping
  • 1 tablespoon brown ale beer
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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, sugars, flour, 1/3 cup beer, the 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. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. To serve, stir together caramel topping and 1 tablespoon beer; drizzle over top of each bar. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cold butter is needed to create a "just right" streusel and crust texture.
  • tip 2
    Line the baking pan with foil for quick pan cleanup.

Nutrition

200 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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