Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bars

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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.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely crushed creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 (14 ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon peppermint extract

  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 2 teaspoons Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

  • 14 creme de menthe thin candies, chopped

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
13g Fat
16g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 117mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 51mg 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.