Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bars


"These festive minty cheesecake bars on top of a chocolate crumb crust are sure to be popular among your holiday guests. A drizzle of chocolate and mint candy pieces decorate them nicely."


45 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter; mix well. Press crumb mixture firmly on bottom of 9-inch baking pan. Bake 6 minutes. Cool.
  2. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk, eggs and peppermint extract until smooth. Pour over cooled cookie base and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool 20 minutes; chill.
  3. Just before serving, in heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Drizzle over top of chilled cheesecake bars. Sprinkle chopped chocolate mint candies over the top. Cut into bars. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.
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  1. 22 Ratings


These were awesome. The four stars is only because of the mistakes in the recipe. I read the reviews first which helped. I used an 8x8 baking pan and baked it at 325 for 25 mins and then at 3...

My family loved this! You can half the chocolate chips and shortening, it'll look better when you drizzle it on. My sister-in-law made this first and the same thing that happened to her happened...

I was supposed to bring it to my office's cookie swap and the recipe is wrong! There is not enough cream cheese filling. Very disappointed. Will never make again.

SUPER SWEET STRAIGHT SUGAR!!! Fo a more festive look add a little bit of red food coloring to the cheese mixture and make sure the mint candies are green....sprinkle a light layer of either powd...

Very good! One reviewer noted that their crust turned out wrong, try baking it until it fluffs up all the way to the center (it will fall when filling is poured in) About the undercooked results...

I was VERY disapointed when making this. The product that came out looked nothing like the picture posted. As others have commented there is not enough Creamcheese filling. So my friend told me ...

I followed the other reviewers' advice, and this turned out pretty well. The cheesecake filling, for the most part, was really nice and creamy. It did get grainy near the edges - not sure what c...

Very good. Big hit at parties. Some of the times are a little off. Use common sense to gauge when the crust is hot enough to harden correctly. It usually takes a few more minutes than the re...

There is not enough cream cheese in the recipe, and mine turned out like gooey sweetened condensed milk.