Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

These Creamy Cheesecake Bars have a sweet blueberry swirl topping and a buttery graham cracker crust. An easy and delicious dessert that you can make ahead and enjoy for any occasion!

Blueberry cheesecake bars laid on parchment paper

Today we are talking about these yummy Blueberry Cheesecake Bars – made with easy and accessible ingredients and is the perfect make ahead dessert! Creamy cheesecake bars with a delicious blueberry swirl topping and a buttery graham cracker crust.

blueberry cheesecake bars stacked on top of each other

Tips for Making Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

  • Make sure cream cheese is at room temperature before starting this recipe.
  • You can use any type of berry for the swirl  instead of blueberries – raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries.
  • These cheesecake bars should be made several hours or a few days in advanced due to how long they need to chill.

Other desserts you may also enjoy:

Healthy Raspberry Oatmeal Bars
Blueberry Crumble Bars

blueberry cheesecake bars on parchment paper with a hand holding one

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Blueberry cheesecake bars laid on parchment paper

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

5 from 2 votes
Servings 9 bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Chilling Time
2 hrs
Total Time
1 hr

Creamy Blueberry Cheesecake Bars with a buttery graham cracker crust. A delicious dessert that you can make ahead or enjoy right away for any occasion!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry cheesecake, cheesecake bars
Calories: 410 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 sleeves (18 full-sheets) graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Blueberry Swirl

  • 1 1/4 cup blueberries frozen or fresh
  • splash lemon juice
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Filling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
    For crust: In a food processor chop graham crackers, melted butter, and sugar until finely chopped into crumbs. In an 8x8 pan lined with parchment paper pour crust mixture in and firmly press down with back of spoon until crust is packed down and edges are even. Bake for 10-12 minutes until edges are slightly browned. 

  2. For blueberry mixture: In a medium sauce pan on medium heat mix all ingredients together. Let it simmer and stir every so often for about 10 minutes or until it has thickened and blueberries have broken down. Set aside and let cool. 

  3. For filling: Make sure cream cheese and eggs are at room temperature** In an electric mixer with whisk attachment or using a hand mixer, mix cream cheese on high until creamy. Add vanilla, flour, sugar, eggs and mix again until mixture is smooth. 

  4. Remove crust from fridge and pour filling on top. Smooth evenly with rubber spatula. Dollop blueberry mixture in various places on top of filling, use a skewer, toothpick or knife to swirl. Bake for 45 minutes, remove and let fully cool. Chill in fridge for 2-3 hours. Serve and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

Tips 

  • Make sure cream cheese is at room temperature before starting this recipe. 
  • You can use any type of berry for the swirl  instead of blueberries - raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries. 
  • These cheesecake bars should be made several hours or a few days in advanced due to how long they need to chill. 
Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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