Latte Cheesecake Bars

Latte Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate and cinnamon flavor the crust in this bar-style cheesecake recipe that has a hint of coffee.

20 min.prep time 2:40total time
36 bars
656 Ratings

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Filling

2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

1/2 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.

Combine 2 tablespoons whipping cream and coffee granules in bowl. Let stand 5 minutes or until coffee dissolves.

Combine cream cheese and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add coffee mixture, eggs and vanilla. Beat, scraping bowl often, just until combined. Pour over crust. Bake 20-25 minutes or until center is nearly set. Let cool 1 hour.

Place 1/3 cup whipping cream into 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 1 minute or until whipping cream almost comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips until melted. Spread over filling. Refrigerate1 hour or until chocolate sets. Cut into bars. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tip

- Be sure to use the size baking pan specified in the recipe when making bar cookies. Using a pan too large or too small will alter the baking time and texture of your bars.

- Cut these bars into triangles to add an interesting shape to a cookie tray.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 150

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 110mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #12709©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Has anyone done the math for the cost of this?
Had no chocolate chips so I just melted semi-sweet chocolate with cream over very low heat. Delicious!
This cheesecake is the best cheesecake I have ever made. It's easy, creamy, has a blend of coffee and chocolate flavor. simply delicious. I took the other reviewers advice; I used chocolate cream filled Oreo for crust, I didn't reduce the amount of butter, but I will do next time. I drizzled white chocolate on top. I also wiped the knife clean after each cut. I refrigerated it for about 10 hours before cutting it. I cut it to small squares, and it looks great. I will definitely make it again. Thanks for such easy and excellent recipe, and thanks for the reviewers comments, it helped a lot.
This is always a hit. Suggestions: cut small portions because this is a rich dessert. Wipe knife clean between each cut for neat edges. I drizzle melted white chocolate across the top for a beautiful contrast.
These were delicious! Rich, creamy, chocolatey, coffee goodness. Not too sweet or heavy. And they were easy to prepare. A definite keeper!
These are so good. I have made these several
times and I never fail to recieve postitive
feedback from all who try them! I always
have to give the recipe to at least one
person! tip: Make sure you they are
properly chilled before you serve them
otherwise they will make a mess and be hard
to cut...
Also I have always used oreo cookies and a
little less butter for the crust.

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