Blackberry Cheesecake Bars: Easy & Delicious Recipe

Indulge in the rich, creamy texture and the vibrant burst of blackberry in every bite of these Blackberry Cheesecake Bars. Perfect for any occasion, this dessert combines the classic cheesecake flavor with the sweet, tangy essence of blackberries, creating a treat that’s both visually appealing and deliciously satisfying. Follow this straightforward recipe to create a dessert that’s sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed graham crackers
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cups cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup blackberries, fresh or frozen
  • Additional whole blackberries for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
  2. Combine the crushed graham crackers with melted butter and press the mixture into the bottom of a lined 9×13 inch pan to form the crust. Chill for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, blend the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract and sour cream. Pour this mixture over the crust.
  4. Puree the blackberries and swirl through the cream cheese mixture using a knife to create a marbled effect.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the cheesecake is set but the center remains slightly jiggly. Allow to cool completely, then chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  6. Cut into bars and garnish with whole blackberries before serving.

Recipe Details

    • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
    • Total Time: 4 hours
    • Kcal: 330 per serving
    • Servings: 12 bars

Notes

  • Serving Suggestions: These cheesecake bars are perfect as a dessert for gatherings or a sweet treat with your afternoon tea. Serve chilled for the best texture and flavor.
  • Storage: Keep the cheesecake bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Variations: Feel free to experiment with other berries or a mix for a different flavor profile.
  • Garnish Tips: For an extra touch of elegance, dust with powdered sugar or drizzle with a blackberry reduction.

Nutritional Breakdown (per serving)

  • Calories: 330
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Potassium: 125mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Vitamin A: 800IU
  • Vitamin C: 4mg
  • Calcium: 60mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg

This comprehensive nutritional information highlights the dessert’s rich content in vitamins A and C, essential for skin health and immunity, respectively. The presence of calcium and iron supports bone health and energy levels, making these bars a delightful treat with benefits.

FAQs

1. Can I use frozen blackberries? Yes, frozen blackberries work just as well as fresh ones. There’s no need to thaw them before use.

2. How can I prevent cracks in my cheesecake bars? Avoid overmixing the batter and overbaking. The center should be slightly jiggly when you take it out of the oven.

3. Can I make this recipe gluten-free? Absolutely! Substitute the graham crackers with your favorite gluten-free alternative for the crust.

4. How long can I store these cheesecake bars? Stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, the cheesecake bars will keep for up to 5 days.

Enjoy crafting these exquisite Blackberry Cheesecake Bars, a dessert that promises a perfect blend of flavors and textures, making any occasion special.

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Blackberry Cheesecake Bars: Easy & Delicious Recipe


  • Author: blogtohautkaliman
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Description

Indulge in the rich, creamy texture and the vibrant burst of blackberry in every bite of these Blackberry Cheesecake Bars. Perfect for any occasion, this dessert combines the classic cheesecake flavor with the sweet, tangy essence of blackberries, creating a treat that’s both visually appealing and deliciously satisfying. Follow this straightforward recipe to create a dessert that’s sure to impress.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 cups crushed graham crackers
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cups cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup blackberries, fresh or frozen
  • Additional whole blackberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
  2. Combine the crushed graham crackers with melted butter and press the mixture into the bottom of a lined 9×13 inch pan to form the crust. Chill for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, blend the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract and sour cream. Pour this mixture over the crust.
  4. Puree the blackberries and swirl through the cream cheese mixture using a knife to create a marbled effect.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the cheesecake is set but the center remains slightly jiggly. Allow to cool completely, then chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  6. Cut into bars and garnish with whole blackberries before serving.

Notes

  • Serving Suggestions: These cheesecake bars are perfect as a dessert for gatherings or a sweet treat with your afternoon tea. Serve chilled for the best texture and flavor.
  • Storage: Keep the cheesecake bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Variations: Feel free to experiment with other berries or a mix for a different flavor profile.
  • Garnish Tips: For an extra touch of elegance, dust with powdered sugar or drizzle with a blackberry reduction.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 12 bars
  • Calories: 330
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg

 

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