Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake Bars

4.5
(47) 43 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
6
hr.
Servings

32 servings

These creamy cheesecake bars were yummy all on their own. Then we decided to add pecans, caramel and chocolate. Surprise! They're even yummier.

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  • 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.

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.

Servings

  • 32 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 32 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 15g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • dherringtx |

    Instead of making bars, I make it into 2 cheesecakes. One 8" and one 6". Rave reviews!! Everyone that has had says it's the best!

  • kraig_91331@yahoo.com |

    Sounds Great!

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