Carrot cake is often served at Easter celebrations but these carrot cheesecake bars will give it a run for its money.  They are easy to prepare and a guaranteed winner.



Carrot cake is often served at Easter celebrations but these carrot cheesecake bars will give it a run for its money.  They are easy to prepare and a guaranteed winner.

Carrot Cheesecake Bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 6 hours, 5 minutes

Category: Dessert

Yield: 24 bars

Carrot Cheesecake Bars

Carrot cake is often served at Easter celebrations but these carrot cheesecake bars will give it a run for its money.  They are easy to prepare and a guaranteed winner.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup finely shredded carrots (about 2)
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed whipped topping



Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325ºF.
  2. Mix butter, crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon; press onto bottom of 13×9-inch pan. Bake 10 min.
  3. Beat cream cheese, vanilla and the remaining sugar and cinnamon in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Stir in carrots; spread over crust.
  4. Bake 45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Serve topped with whipped topping.
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