Butterscotch Cream Cheese Bars

Butterscotch Cream Cheese Bars

A butterscotch crust is a perfect base for this cheesecake layer bar. Cut it into diamonds for a special shape on your cookie tray.

15 min. prep time
48 bars
151 Rating


1 (11-ounce) package (1 2/3 cups) NESTLÈ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
6 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cups chopped walnuts
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
4 eggs
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Heat oven to 350°F. Place morsels and butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) for 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving, stirring every 10 to 20 seconds, until smooth (2 to 3 minutes). Stir in crumbs and walnuts by hand. Reserve 2 cups crumb mixture; press remaining mixture into ungreased 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake for 12 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and lemon juice. Reduce speed to low; beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

Pour cream cheese mixture over hot, partially baked crust; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Continue baking for 20 to 25 minutes or until set. Cool completely. Cut into bars or diamonds. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

Recipe and photo courtesy of NESTLÉ USA and www.verybestbaking.com.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 150

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 85mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #11312©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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