Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars.

Creamy cheesecake bars on a simple graham cracker crust with a thick Nutella swirl. 

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars - only 8 ingredients! sallysbakingaddiction.com

Calling all cheesecake lovers… and Nutella lovers. This sinful recipe was made with YOU in mind. And umm… me too. I had a serious craving for Nutella last week and rather than smearing some on a banana (as per the usual), I swirled it into some cheesecake.

I don’t know if I should apologize in advance or not. You’re absolutely going to fall in love with these and your pants are not going to get any looser. Umm, so worth it. Tis the season.

Creamy cheesecake bars on a simple graham cracker crust with a thick Nutella swirl.

These Nutella cheesecake bars are sinful. So good that they should come with a warning label. They’re creamy, thick, cheesecakey, chocolate-y, and smooth. The perfect ending to a holiday meal. The ideal home-baked gift for all chocolate lovers. Heck, they’re perfect for ANY dessert lover.

And the best part? They’re so simple! Much, much easier than making an entire cheesecake from scratch. All the work is done in the oven as the bars bake and then in the refrigerator as the bars chill.

We all have enough going on this time of year (and well, any time of year) that a simple hassle-free dessert is always welcome!

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars - only 8 ingredients! sallysbakingaddiction.com

You’re only going to need a few easy, cheap ingredients: graham crackers, butter, cream cheese, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, nutella. Yeah, that’s it. 8 ingredients total!

The base of these creamy cheesecake bars is the same graham cracker crust use in my s’mores pie and strawberry cheesecake bars. Grind up some graham crackers, mix them with melted butter and sugar. Press this mixture tightly into a pan and then top with the cheesecake batter.

The hardest part about today’s recipe is swirling the Nutella. Which is, in fact, quite effortless. If you’ve ever eaten Nutella, you know that it is quite hard to work with. So sticky! So thick! So gooey!

Those are all positive things, people. To make the Nutella easy to swirl, you may do 1 of two things. (1) Simply measure 1/3 cup of it into a small bowl and microwave for about 15 seconds. (2) Alternatively, you may sit the entire Nutella container into a large bowl of warm water for about 15 minutes.

The Nutella will be much thinner and easier to swirl using either option.

Nutella

The cheesecake bars take about 30-35 minutes to bake. Be sure not to overbake them. The bars will be very puffy and the edges will be brown.

Let the bars cool at room temperature on a wire rack; the bars will sink back down as they cool. Putting the bars onto a wire rack will allow air to circulate to the bottom of the pan. Once slightly cooled (about 30 minutes) transfer to the refrigerator to cool completely – for at least 3-4 hours (or overnight).

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Sadly, these cheesecake bars take some planning ahead because of the long chill time. And waiting for them to chill is pure torture! You need them to be sufficiently chilled all the way through the center in order for the bars to cut neatly. As well as taste the best! Warm cheesecake – no thank you.

It is an enormous test of your self control to leave the nutella cheesecake bars alone in the refrigerator as they chill. But trust me – the end result is sooo worth it. :)

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars - only 8 ingredients! sallysbakingaddiction.com

When the mood strikes you for a creamy, cheesecakey, Nutella treat – because let’s face it, that’s often – these cheesecake bars are your answer.

I have a feeling this simple, 8 ingredient recipe will be in heavy rotation for the next couple of weeks. I have about 100 occassions to bake for (I need some holiday dresses – any suggestions?) and I know Nutella will always be a crowd pleaser.

Plus, look how pretty they are! 

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars - only 8 ingredients! sallysbakingaddiction.com

Cheesecake may just be my favorite way to eat Nutella now. ;)

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Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Creamy cheesecake bars on a simple graham cracker crust with a thick Nutella swirl.

Yield: 16 cheesecake bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours, 50 minutes

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 12 full-sheet graham crackers (or 1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs)
  • 6 Tablespoons (90 grams) melted unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup (67 grams) granulated sugar

Filling

  • 16 ounces cream cheese (2 standard packages or 450g), softened to room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup (100g) Nutella, slightly warmed*

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 8x8 baking pan with aluminum foil with enough overhang on the sides. Set aside.

Make the crust: Using a food processor or blender, pulverize the graham crackers into a fine crumb. Pour into a medium bowl and mix with melted butter and sugar. Press into the lined pan. Bake for 5 minutes. Allow to cool as you prepare the filling.

For the filling: Beat cream cheese, egg, sugar, and vanilla extract together with a hand or stand mixer until smooth and creamy, about 3 full minutes. Spoon filling onto the crust. Drop large spoonfuls of Nutella on top of filling and swirl gently with a knife.

Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the cheesecake has set up and the edges are lightly browned. The bars will be very puffy, but will sink slightly down as they cool. Allow to cool for 30 minutes at room temperature on a wire rack and then chill in the refrigerator for at least three hours. Lift the foil out of the pan and cut into squares.

Store bars in a covered container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

*To make the Nutella easy to swirl, you may do 1 of two things. (1) Simply measure 1/3 cup of it into a small bowl and microwave for about 15 seconds. (2) Alternatively, you may sit the entire Nutella container into a large bowl of warm water for about 15 minutes.

*Recipe can easily be doubled and baked in a 9x13-inch pan, baking time will vary - about 45-55 minutes.

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96 Responses to “Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars.”

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    Laura (Got Chocolate)posted November 30, 2013 at 8:50 am

    8 ingredients! That’s right up my alley for quick AND easy recipes! These Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars are absolutely GORGEOUS, Sally! I love the gentle swirls and blended patterns you did. I also love the addition of powdered sugar in the crust to sweetened it up a bit. I bet these bars are melt-in-your-mouth sinful for sure!

    Another brilliant recipe! Good job, Sally! :D

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:59 am

      Thanks Laura! It’s regular sugar in the crust, though I think powdered would be fantastic too! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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    Tieghanposted November 30, 2013 at 9:15 am

    I am new to this whole cheesecake thing, but anything with Nutella I know will be awesome! I grew on all chocolate desserts and no desserts mixed with any cheese, but recently I have been trying to branch out a little. I think these bars are simply perfect and I love that they are easy!! Great recipe, Sally!

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:59 am

      Tieghan, I have no doubt in my mind that you would take cheesecake to a whole other level!

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugarposted November 30, 2013 at 9:17 am

    Nutella and cheesecake? LOVE!

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    Teresa Dposted November 30, 2013 at 9:53 am

    Oh Sally why must you do this to me right after Thanksgiving? Haha these look delicious! Cheesecake is definitely my favorite dessert, and I imagine that these could also be like s’mores too, which are my second favorite dessert! Chocolate and graham crackers but with cheesecake instead of the marshmallow! Yum. And about the holiday dresses, I strongly suggest looking on express.com. I just got my dress there for the upcoming winter semi-formal :)

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:58 am

      Yeah! Very reminiscent of s’mores, you are right Teresa. I should try to work in some marshmallow next time. I’ll check out express!

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    Mallory @ Because I Like Chocolateposted November 30, 2013 at 10:15 am

    I just made recipe like this the other day except I actually put mashed banana in the crust to pair with the Nutella!

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:57 am

      Now that sounds fantastic!!

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    thesweetestpeaposted November 30, 2013 at 10:29 am

    Sally, I have a couple of jars of Cookie spread to use up before the first of the year. Do you think I could swirl the Cookie spread through instead of the Nutella? Ideally, Biscoff cookies would be best for the crust, but I have a box of graham crackers so I’ll be using them.

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:57 am

      Yes! That would work wonderfully. I’ve never “melted” cookie butter before so I’m unsure how it will swirl. I’m sure it should be just fine though. Let me know if you try it! I may have to try it myself next.

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    Erinposted November 30, 2013 at 10:39 am

    Yum! I imagine these were heavenly. And totally stomach-ache inducing… the mark of a good dessert. ;) Loving ^thesweetestpea’s idea for cookie butter! Mmmm, too many delicious dessert combinations and so little time!

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:56 am

      If you eat too many – YES – total sugar coma overload. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving Erin!

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    Schneeposted November 30, 2013 at 10:48 am

    I would think this is one the kids would want to help with (8+) seems easy and what kid doesn’t like Nutella ;-) as for worrying about calories, why not use lite cream cheese… though on reflection, with all the other ingredients, it might not make that much difference LOL
    Thanks Sally

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:56 am

      Light cream cheese would make hardly any difference. ;) Plus the full fat tastes much better any way! These bars are fantastic because you can cut them super small or large. Small if you’re watching your diet.

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    Laurenposted November 30, 2013 at 11:36 am

    Over 100 occasions?! I would definitely go to H&M or Target for some cheap (but cute!) dresses! And there’s always the LBD way of going about it with different colored accessories each time (scarves, etc.)! It will make it a little cheaper at least!!

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    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2013 at 11:54 am

      I was exaggerating. Not 100! But several, yes! I’ll check out H&M. They never disappoint! And I actually love target for their dresses. Great idea Lauren!

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    Renee @ Awesome on $20posted November 30, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    These look so beautiful! I can’t wait to see your book!

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    Moposted November 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Nutella lover – present !

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    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted November 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Sally they’re so pretty and it’s hard to say no to Nutella, a buttery graham cracker crust and the tangy cheesecake mixture. Mmmm, so good! My next post involves Nutella swirls! And I just actually bought a fresh jar at the store yesterday. I go through tons of it :)

    And yes to nuking it for 15 secs or so, so that it pours easily.

    pinned

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    marcieposted November 30, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Such pretty swirls! I haven’t made anything with Nutella in far too long, and these bars are really making me miss it!

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)posted November 30, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    Oh well these are just genius as all heck Sally! I love the beautiful swirls!

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    Jenn@eatcakefordinnerposted November 30, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    Dang it . . . I knew I should have bought that jar of Nutella that was staring me in the face today at the store. I resisted, but now I’m wishing I didn’t. These look amazing.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 9:44 am

      It is always hard for me to resist buying Nutella. I commend your self control Jenn!

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    Mimi @ Culinary Coutureposted November 30, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    Oh.MY.GOODNESS. All of your flavor combos are pretty fabulous, but THIS. THIS. This goes above and beyond.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 9:43 am

      Haha! Thanks Mimi. I have to agree. These cheesecake bars blew my mind!

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    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.posted November 30, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    I’m in brownie and Nutella heaven! Love the perfect swirl!

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    Chels R.posted December 1, 2013 at 1:01 am

    These look completely amazing!!!

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci)posted December 1, 2013 at 1:03 am

    Gorgeous bars, love the Nutella swirls!

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Deliciousposted December 1, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    A cheesecake nutella hybrid? You found my ultimate weakness, Sally!

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    Mariaposted December 1, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    These look delicious! Last year I bought a simple black dress at Old Navy, added a silver belt and silver sparkly scarf from Target. It was very festive and I have worn the dress several times with different colored accessories.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 7:52 pm

      LOVE your suggestion for a cute way to dress up a black dress. Thanks Maria! I have a fun pair of red heels that would pair well too.

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    Jaclynposted December 1, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    We definitely share a similar taste in food, we both love cheesecake and both love nutella! It doesn’t get much better. These look amazing!!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 8:43 pm

      Thanks Jaclyn! I know you love these flavors too =)

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    Melanie Yposted December 1, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    Oh my God you are a genius!

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crustposted December 1, 2013 at 9:17 pm

    Oh these are fabulous! I love easy cheesecake bars, I can’t get enough of them. Especially with Nutella!

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    Karenposted December 1, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    Oh my gosh! This recipe is amazing! Delish!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 9:51 pm

      Thanks Karen! I can tell you love Nutella like I do. ;)

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    Kayposted December 2, 2013 at 3:07 am

    I live in France and Nutella is to the French what peanut butter is to Americans. I made these bars for my husband whose eyes lit up when I told him what it was. His guilty pleasure as a kid was eating Nutella straight out the jar! I didn’t use Graham Cracker as a base but I used a biscuit called Bastogne which is kinda like a Speculoos biscuit.

    Before I forget, the cheesecake was awesome :) I have now tried 2 of your recipes and both with stunning success.

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    Poppyposted December 2, 2013 at 5:39 am

    Umm.. (hesitation umm) . Wondering if I should go get a bloch of Philly and Nutella. Ummm.. (delicious umm) yeah probably.

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    Jennie @themessybakerblogposted December 2, 2013 at 9:57 am

    I can’t think of a time when the mood doesn’t strike for cheesecake/nutella. These are perfection. Pinned.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 2nd, 2013 at 10:06 am

      Haha agreed. Thanks for pinning Jennie!

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    Laura (Blogging Over Thyme)posted December 2, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Anything with nutella wins in my book. These bars are gorgeous, Sally!

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    Jessica @ Jessiker Bakesposted December 2, 2013 at 10:30 am

    Tis the season indeed! You can’t beat Nutella. I’m so hungry right now it’s not funny…I had yogurt for breakfast and I plan to use that as justification to have some Nutella later!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 2nd, 2013 at 10:45 am

      Life’s all about balance. And you totally deserve that Nutella later. Thanks Jessica!

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    Darlene Angerposted December 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Can these be frozen?

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    • Sallyreplied on December 2nd, 2013 at 3:36 pm

      No, my cheesecake bars can’t be frozen.

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    Jess @ On Sugar Mountainposted December 2, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    I have been seriously craving nutella lately…and what should appear in my reader but these beautiful bars! Brilliant! :D

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    • Sallyreplied on December 2nd, 2013 at 8:28 pm

      Perfect. You must make these then, Jess!

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    Amyposted December 2, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    Your latest cheesecake bars look so decadent Sally! My mom would love them; she smears Nutella on her whole wheat English muffin for breakfast every day. And on particularly hard days at work, she takes a spoon to the jar when she gets home. ;)

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    • Sallyreplied on December 2nd, 2013 at 10:01 pm

      I like your mom’s style!

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    Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girlposted December 2, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Nutella is my favorite, always! These bars look too yummy! Must try! :)

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    Nora (Buttercream Fanatic)posted December 3, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    These bars are making me forget I don’t like cheesecake. I think I do like it in these!

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    laurasmessposted December 4, 2013 at 12:47 am

    That thick cookie crust looks amazing against the soft, creamy cheesecake filling! Yummmm! I am a bit of a Nutella obsessive also. I try to make sure I don’t leave any in the house so I won’t attempt to eat it out of the jar! x

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    • Sallyreplied on December 4th, 2013 at 8:30 am

      I try to never keep Nutella in the house as well, Laura. It’s so tempting!

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    Natalie @ Obsessive Cooking Disorderposted December 5, 2013 at 1:32 am

    OMG, boyfriend’s gonna get uber fat with this goodies. Thanks!

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    Erinposted December 5, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Sally, these look amazing! I really want to try them, but I do not like graham cracker crusts at all (gasp!). I was thinking Nilla Wafers. Do you think those would go well with the flavors or do you have another recommendation?

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    • Sallyreplied on December 5th, 2013 at 5:50 pm

      Hey Erin! Yes, Nilla Wafers would be fantastic as the crust. Though I’m unsure of the correct measurements. I’m sure you can find a nilla wafer crust recipe online to fit this size pan, though. You could also try an oreo crust like this one- http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/04/28/snickers-cheesecake-bars/

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      • Erinreplied on December 5th, 2013 at 5:52 pm

        You are so quick! Thank you! I had briefly considered an Oreo crust as well, but thought maybe it would compete with the Nutella too much. Obvious answer? I’ll try them both! Ha! Keep up the good work!

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    Lindaposted December 5, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    I totally adore food bloggers who put measurements AND weights in the recipes. Makes it so much more simple for those of us who bake with a scale instead of a cup measure. Thanks for that AND a great recipe. Adding this one to my list (getting longer and longer!!)

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    Julietposted December 9, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Sally, these look utterly delicious. I’d love to make it in a 9 inch round springform pan… Any suggestions about how to adjust the recipe so I can do this? Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 9th, 2013 at 4:22 pm

      No changes necessary. The bars may be a little thinner than mine and may take a few less minutes in the oven. Enjoy!

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    Tinkieposted December 10, 2013 at 9:49 am

    Like it

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    Kellyposted December 12, 2013 at 1:25 am

    WOW…cheesecake. graham crackers. AND Nutella?!
    That is too good to be true!! I think those would be perfect to bake for the neighbors!!! Thanks for the recipe!!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 12th, 2013 at 7:39 am

      Thanks Kelly! Let me know if you try them out.

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    Gregposted December 16, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    I made this recipe for a Christmas party the other night. The only thing I did differently is pour the sugar in with the graham crackers to blend. Anyway, It was a hit. The buttery graham cracker crust is delicious. It’s definitely in my “Keeper” folder now. As opposed to making it in a springform pan, the square sizes makes portioning smaller “party size” servings so easy too. We’re making it again tonight for my daughter’s school Christmas party. Thanks for the great recipe idea!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 17th, 2013 at 10:13 am

      That’s great Greg – so happy these bars were a hit. I agree, they’re just much easier to bake as well as serve in comparison to an entire cheesecake.

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    Carrianposted December 18, 2013 at 1:29 am

    Oh my goodness! This looks like pure heaven! There is little I love more than nutella and cheesecake! Especially together! YUM!

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    Melainaposted December 24, 2013 at 8:23 am

    I made these yesterday with Trader Joe’s’ vegan cream cheese substitute because my husband is somewhat lactose-intolerant, and followed the directions exactly as they are listed here. They turned out really good! I suppose if you want to make these entirely vegan, you could use Earth Balance in the crust, and Rawtella in the topping. I don’t know if all graham crackers have real honey in them, but Annie’s Organic do, so beware if you’re a vegan who does not eat honey.

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    Justineposted January 11, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    These were great! My family and I really enjoyed them :) Thanks a lot for the recipe, Sally! You should come up with a oreo cheesecake recipe hehe

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    • Sallyreplied on January 12th, 2014 at 3:13 pm

      I have an oreo cheesecake recipe in my upcoming cookbook, actually! :) Happy you liked these Justine. Thanks for reporting back!

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    Jayne @ Tenacious Tinkeringposted January 14, 2014 at 4:16 am

    I’m so excited t make this for this Sunday. My baby brother (all of 21 years old) is bringing his girlfriend home for the first time and I’m both excited and nervous. Cheesecake + Nutella are the perfect combo for the first time meeting with my baby brother & his girl.

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    • Sallyreplied on January 14th, 2014 at 10:15 am

      Jayne, you just cannot go wrong with these Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Bars. They are the perfect dessert to impress!

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      • Jayne @Tenacious Tinkeringreplied on January 16th, 2014 at 12:15 pm

        One more question. Do you think the bars will be as good if I double the filling? We love our cheese a lot and would love to have a higher cheese to crust ratio . Thanks! :-)

        • Sallyreplied on January 16th, 2014 at 1:36 pm

          Hi Jayne! The cheesecake would bake over the edges of the pan if you double the filling. Perhaps you could 1.5x the filling and bake in a 9-inch (not 8-inch) square pan.

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    Remsziposted February 23, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Sally, what kind of cheese would you suggest I use of these: ricotta, mascarpone, or cheeses such as Philadelphia? Which would be the best? In my country there is no product on the shelves labeled as “cream cheese”. :) Thank you!!

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    • Sallyreplied on February 23rd, 2014 at 6:19 pm

      Hi Remszi! How about using ricotta instead? I’ve never tried it before though, so I can’t say if the bars’ texture will be exactly the same. I personally love ricotta cheesecake!

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    Annposted March 4, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Hi Sally – just wanted to let you know that I tried out this recipe and these cheesecake bars are ultra delicious. I’m from Australia where graham crackers are not readily available, so when my work colleagues travel to the US I always beg for a box. They’re so good taste-wise as a base for cheesecakes. And nutella of course is everyone’s perennial favourite. Thanks for your gorgeous blog and recipes (love that you have gram measurements for us metric folk). I do hope I can get my hands on your book in Australia. Ps: your chewy choc chip cookies worked a treat for me as well. They’re too good. Best regards, Ann

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    • Sallyreplied on March 4th, 2014 at 9:22 am

      I’m very happy you loved both recipes, Ann! Thanks so much for reporting back to me about them. Love these cheesecake bars!

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    Dindinposted March 13, 2014 at 7:29 am

    Hi! I’ve been looking for something to do with the 2 big jars of Nutella my uncle sent me, and found these. I owe my friends cheesecake cups and was thinking of making these instead. If I use a mini muffin tin, how long do I have to keep in the oven? :) Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on March 13th, 2014 at 8:02 am

      I would say about 10 minutes. Enjoy!

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    Sandyposted May 8, 2014 at 4:15 am

    What can I substitute graham crackers with? Digestive biscuits?

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    • Sallyreplied on May 8th, 2014 at 8:43 am

      Sandy, digestive biscuits are a great alternative to those not living in the US.

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      • Sandyreplied on May 11th, 2014 at 10:28 pm

        Baked according to your recipe, every bite is heavenly! One question though, the crust doesn’t seem to be sticking to the filling. Any remedy for this? And also what is the best way to swirl into a nice pattern? Thanks again for sharing this yummilicious recipe!

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    Hayleyposted May 16, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Does anyone know if I could substitute the nutella with peanut butter (hazelnut allergy)?

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    • Sallyreplied on May 16th, 2014 at 1:23 pm

      Absolutely! Enjoy.

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    Jayposted July 2, 2014 at 1:10 am

    Hey Sally
    We are travelling back to my home country in about 15 days and I have leftovers from both this and the lemon blueberry cheesecake bars. I put them in an airtight container and into the freezer so I can take them with me. Will they last or get ruined ?
    Thank you :D

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    • Sallyreplied on July 2nd, 2014 at 7:42 am

      They will be fine in the freezer for a few weeks, yes. Safe travels!

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    Samposted July 16, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    Hi Sally

    I’m a big fan of your recipes and just love how creative you are but these bars seem to taste really mild. If i were to bake them again I would add an extra 1/2 cup of sugar

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    Marlene Bellamyposted July 19, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Sally, you said in response to an earlier question that these can’t be frozen. I’m wondering why, as I make chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake bars that freeze beautifully and have frozen other cheesecake desserts. (And thanks for all your great recipes!)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 20th, 2014 at 4:51 pm

      To be honest, Marlene, I do not care for the texture of previously frozen cheesecake or bars – so I don’t suggest it for my recipes. But you can do whatever you prefer.

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      • Marlene Breplied on July 20th, 2014 at 6:32 pm

        Thanks for the info, Sally. I’ll wait to make them when I know we will devour them right away!

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    Almaposted September 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Sally, do you think this would work in a regular spring foam cheesecake pan to make a cheesecake?

    Thanks,
    Alma

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    Chadposted October 14, 2014 at 1:15 am

    I’d like to try this recipe as a cheesecake in a spring form pan for my brother’s birthday. Any adjustments to the recipe you can recommend?

    Bh the way, I made the bars for a holiday party last year at work. One of my coworkers asked me to make a batch for her family’s Christmas Eve dinner.

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