Christmas Mint Cheesecake Bars

Christmas Mint Cheesecake Bars


(7 votes) 4 7

Cheesecake is great anytime of the year. Just add some mint and crushed candy canes for a delicious Christmas delight!

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lost creek, pa.

Time needed

30 min preparation + 30 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

8 servings


  • 2 C. graham crackes, crushed
  • 3 C. butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 Tbs. sugar
  • 3 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 oz. tub whipped topping,thawed
  • 1/4 C. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. mint extract
  • jello stars, for topping
  • lemon zest, for sprinkling

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Combine crumbs, butter and sugar; press onto bottom of a 13x9-inch baking pan. Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until well blended. Add the eggs; mix until blended. Pour over crust. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes. Cool. Combine whipped topping, confectioners' sugar, mint extract and green food coloring; mix well. Spread over top of cooled cheesecake. Decorate with crushed candy canes, chocolate sprinkles and red and green colored sugar. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or overnight. Cut into bars and serve. 

Reviews (2)

  • I will hardly ever make a new recipe that will initially make this much and/or take this amount of ingredients until I find out if I like it or not.

    Flag as inappropriate memedb  |  December 16, 2008

  • It's supposed to be 1/3 C. butter not 3 C. butter, sorry.

    Flag as inappropriate lonewolf  |  June 13, 2008

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