louisiana red velvet cheesecake bars

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Victorya Richard
Houma, LA

These are oh so sinful. The chocolate crust and the wonderful cheesecake on top just excites the tastebuds! The total time is actually 5 hours and 48 minutes. That includes refrigeration time.

★★★★★ 1
serves 16
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For louisiana red velvet cheesecake bars

  • 24
    oreo cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 6
    squares baker's semi-sweet chocolate, divided
  • 3 pkg
    (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3
  • 1 Tbsp
    red food coloring

How To Make louisiana red velvet cheesecake bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press onto the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Melt 4 chocolate squares as directed on package; place in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • 4
    Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs; beat just until blended. Remove 2 cups batter; mix with melted chocolate and food coloring. Carefully spread over crust; cover with remaining plain batter.
  • 5
    Bake 26 to 28 minutes, or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Melt remaining chocolate squares; drizzle over dessert. Refrigerate for 4 hours.

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