Minted Cheesecake Bars

Minted Cheesecake Bars

These mint-flavored cheesecake bars have a chocolate graham cracker crust.

20 min. prep time
25 bars
000 Ratings



1 cup (6 large) finely crushed chocolate graham crackers


1/2 cup sugar
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 to 2 drops green food color, if desired


1/4 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon shortening


Heat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in 8-inch square baking pan in oven (4 to 6 minutes). Stir in crushed graham crackers. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of pan. Set aside.

Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Spread filling over crust. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely.

Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (2 to 3 minutes). Drizzle over cooled bars; refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tip

To drizzle chocolate in a fine line, pour melted chocolate mixture into a resealable plastic food bag. Cut a very tiny opening in one corner; gently press out chocolate.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 140

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 110mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #7716©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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