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Desserts

Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake Bars recipe
photo by:kraft
Turtle, meet cheesecake. A luscious, fluffy filling topped with caramel, pecans and a chocolate drizzle, these bars will bring the most reluctant guests out of their shells.
time
prep:
15 min
total:
6 hr
servings
total:
32 servings
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What You Need

1
cup  PLANTERS Pecan Pieces, divided
50
 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
1/4
cup  butter, melted
4
pkg.  (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1
cup  sugar
1
cup  BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
3
Tbsp.  flour
1
Tbsp.  vanilla
4
 eggs
24
 KRAFT Caramels
1
Tbsp.  water
3
oz.  BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate

Make It

HEAT oven to 325°F.

LINE 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Reserve 1/2 cup nuts. Finely chop remaining nuts; mix with wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.

BEAT cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream, flour and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

BAKE 45 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely.

MICROWAVE caramels and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until caramels are completely melted when stirred. Pour over cheesecake; top with reserved nuts. Melt chocolate; drizzle over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 40 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving by preparing with reduced-fat vanilla wafers, PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Substitute
Substitute 1 cup KRAFT Caramel Bits for the KRAFT Caramels.
Easy Microwave Melting of BAKER'S Chocolate
Microwave BAKER'S Chocolate to be used in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec.; stir. Microwave 30 sec. more; stir. Continue heating and stirring in 10-sec. increments until chocolate is completely melted.
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