Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake Bars


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About this recipe: An ultra soft and creamy cheesecake filling sits on a layer of light sponge cake. Serve them as a snack, dessert or pop them into your packed lunches. An excellent treat anytime of the day.


Makes: 16 bars

  • 520g sponge cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 115g butter flavoured margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 60g pecans, chopped
  • 225g cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 420g icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:2hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23x33cm or similar baking tin.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 2 eggs, melted margarine, milk and chopped pecans. Mix with fork or at low speed of electric mixer until cake mix is moistened. Turn into tin. Spread evenly.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs, icing sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread evenly over cake base.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. Edges and top will be light golden brown and will have a slightly shiny appearance. Cool completely, then cut into squares.

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