Minted Cheesecake Bars

Minted Cheesecake Bars
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These mint-flavored cheesecake bars have a chocolate graham cracker crust.
20 min
Prep Time
1:25
Total Time
25 bars

Ingredients

Crust

1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
6 large (1 cup)
chocolate graham crackers, finely crushed

Filling

1/2 cup
sugar
2 (8-ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
3/4 teaspoon
peppermint extract
1 to 2 drops
green food color, if desired

Glaze

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine melted butter and graham cracker crumbs in bowl. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of 8-inch square baking pan. Set aside.
  3. Combine all filling ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Spread filling over crust.
  4. Bake 35-40 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely.
  5. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until smooth. Drizzle over cooled bars.
  6. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

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 onto bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
140
Cholesterol
40mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
2g
Fat
10g
Sodium
110mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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