Blueberry Cheesecake Bars


Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

EDR Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
10 Min

Who doesn't love blueberries? They remind us of childhood picnics for Fourth of July and family breakfasts at the diner. So, it's a no-brainer to add them to a perennial favorite like cheesecake. Our Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are fuss-free, and nobody will guess they're on the lighter side.

What You'll Need

  • 2/3 cup ground walnuts
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry preserves
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine walnuts, graham cracker crumbs, rolled oats, 2 tablespoons sugar, and melted butter. Press mixture into bottom of prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until set and edges are lightly browned; cool on wire rack.
  4. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in orange juice and vanilla; fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  5. In a microwaveable bowl, heat preserves on high 15 to 20 seconds, or until warmed; gently stir in blueberries. Spoon over filling and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 180
  • Calories from Fat 87
  • Total Fat 9.7g 15 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.4g 17 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 3.6g 7 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 14mg 5 %
  • Sodium 135mg 6 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 21g 7 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6 %
  • Sugars 15g 0 %

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to Jtstours57 -- check on the Splenda website.

Can Splenda be substituted for the sugar?

Hi there! - We haven't tested this recipe using Splenda, but we believe that it should work fine. Please let us know how it turns out for you. Enjoy!

This is a fabulous recipe, especially the crust!!! I will use the crust for some of my other recipes too. I did not use exclusively blueberries. I had a frozen mixture of a berry blend containing strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, red raspberries, dark sweet cherries, and red tart cherries and it turned out FABULOUS!! I dont even miss my peanut better eggs (you know the Reeses pb eggs)!!!!


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