Gooey Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars


A special occasion dessert that's made with cheesecake and box cake mix. It's a small serving dessert, but pretty delicious! Add sprinkles before serving.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
1 9x13-inch baking pan


  • 1 ⅓ (16.5 ounce) packages red velvet cake mix

  • 1 cup butter, melted

  • 2 eggs, divided

  • 2 egg yolks, divided

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9x13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. Mix red velvet cake mix, butter, 1 egg, and 1 egg yolk together in a large bowl. Press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  3. Whisk cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl. Beat in 1 egg until smooth. Beat in 1 egg yolk.

  4. Spread cream cheese mixture over the red velvet layer in the pan.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool in the pan, about 30 minutes. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

419 Calories
28g Fat
39g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 419
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 16g 81%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 414mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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