making the crust
Pour the top cheesecake part onadd toffee bits
Found this recipe on Betty Crocker website, I made it for my parents when they were here and they raved about it. I have to say I was pretty proud of myself after this one, it was one of the best desserts I've had in a long time... and cheesecake is my favorite thing.
Crème Brûlée Cheesecake Bars
Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Savor the same great taste of restaurant Crème Brûlée in an easy-to-make bar cookie.
|1||pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker®mix|
|1||box (4-serving size) French vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix|
|2||tablespoons packed brown sugar|
|1/2||cup butter or margarine, melted|
|2 1/2||teaspoons vanilla|
|2||eggs plus 3 egg yolks|
|2||packages (8 oz each), softened|
|2/3||cup toffee bits, finely crushed|
|1.||Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, pudding mix, brown sugar, melted butter, 1 teaspoon of the vanilla and 1 whole egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan.|
|2.||In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining whole egg, 3 egg yolks and remaining 1 1/2 teapoons vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread over crust in pan.|
|3.||Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until set in center. Immediately sprinkle top with crushed toffee bits. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.|
|To easily crush the toffee bits, put them in a food-safe plastic bag. Seal the bag and finely crush with a rolling pin or meat mallet.|
Nutrition Information:1 Bar: Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 100); Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 1g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 16g); Protein 2g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 2%; Iron 0% Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.