Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are the perfect way to enjoy the flavor of blueberries and cheesecake. Enjoy this easy recipe that can feed a crowd!

a piece of a blueberry cheesecake bar

Blueberry Cream Cheese Bars

Blueberry cream cheese bars are a super easy dessert treat that can be made with blueberry pie topping. Everyone will love these delicious bars! They’re so good you’ll be licking your fingers for every last little bit.

And, because you cut them into cheesecake squares, they are great to pack for a picnic, a family road trip, or dinner at a friend’s house.

These cheesecake bars start with a thick graham cracker crust. This is absolutely my favorite kind of crust these days. And, it’s the perfect accompaniment to the light and creamy cheesecake topping.

My graham cracker crust is slightly crunchy, buttery, nutty, and not overly sweet. Just a few ingredients are all you need for this simple graham cracker crust.

Recipe Ingredients

Here’s a list of what you need:

  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Cream cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Blueberry pie filling

How to Make Blueberry Cream Cheese Bars

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 9×13-inch baking dish with aluminum foil. Lightly spray the foil with a non-stick spray.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar until all crumbs are coated and moist.
  3. Lightly press the crumb mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the sour cream and sugar and beat again.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and beat one more time.
  6. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the crust.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees oven for 50 to 55 minutes.
  8. Let it cool completely then spread the blueberry pie filling over the top.
  9. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. Cut it into squares or rectangles and serve.
a pan of blueberry cheesecake bars

Cheesecake Bar Tips

This blueberry cream cheese bars recipe makes a cheesecake filling that is thick, creamy, and sweet. These cheesecake bars are finished off with a dream topping of blueberry pie filling. Here are some suggestions and tips to help you make these bars:

  • Don’t use chilled cream cheese because you’ll get a lumpy batter.
  • To soften your cream cheese, place the cheese in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for approximately 15-20 seconds, or just until soft.
  • For easy cleanup, line your baking pan with foil. Here’s an easy way to do this. Turn your pan upside down and fit a piece of foil over the top of the pan, smoothing the corners as necessary. Remove the foil and turn the pan over. The foil will now fit perfectly inside the pan.
  • As soon as you take the bars out of the oven, run a knife around the edge of the pan. This will loosen the bars a bit and help prevent them from cracking as they cool.
  • These bars will stay fresh in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to five days. You can also freeze them and thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.
  • Using a wet, clean knife makes cutting these cheesecake squares easier.
  • Use Neufchatel cream cheese for a different flavor.
  • You can choose to substitute other kinds of fruit – strawberries, raspberries, blackberries. If your chosen fruit doesn’t come in a pie filling, use preserves.

Is there a substitute for graham cracker crumbs?

If you don’t happen to have graham crackers on hand, vanilla cookie crumbs will work. Golden Oreos would be a delicious choice too.

You can also get creative and use regular Oreos or gingersnaps if you like the combination of blueberries with chocolate or ginger.

a piece of blueberry bar cheesecake

More Dessert Bar Recipes

Do you love making dessert bars for your family? Here are some more bar recipes for you to try. And, I would love to hear if your family has a favorite bar – just drop me a line in the comments section.

Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Check out more of my dessert recipes and the best summer recipes here on CopyKat!

a piece of a blueberry cheesecake bar

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

If you enjoy classic baked cheesecake with a graham cracker crust and blueberry topping, these Blueberry Cream Cheese Bars are for you.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, Blueberry Cream Cheese Bars
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 24
Calories: 296kcal

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Cheesecake Filling

  • 32 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Topping

  • 24 ounces blueberry pie filling

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Graham Cracker Crust

  • Line a 9×13 inch baking dish with foil. Lightly spray the foil with a non-stick spray.
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, sugar, and cinnamon until all crumbs are coated and moist.
  • Lightly press the crumb mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Cheesecake Filling Layer

  • In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese well until it is smooth. Add in the sour cream and sugar and beat again.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, to the cream cheese mixture, beating well with each addition. Add the vanilla extract and beat one more time.
  • Spoon the mixture on top of the prepared crust, smoothing to cover the crust completely.
  • Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 50-55 minutes. If done, the center will no longer wobble, and the edges will be just starting to turn golden.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool completely.

Blueberry Topping

  • Spread the blueberry pie filling over the top of the cheesecake and refrigerate.
  • When it is thoroughly chilled, cut it into squares.

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 702IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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