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Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars

Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars

Check out our easy, copycat version of the famed (and discontinued) Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars! A creamy cheesecake layer is baked on top of a buttery graham cracker crust. Using only a couple ingredients and a few minutes to throw together, this is a perfect snack to whip up for parties, pitch ins, potlucks or bake sales!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake, Cheesecake Bites, cream cheese, graham crackers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 18 triangles
Calories 88kcal


  • 1 sleeve 9 whole, graham crackers
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 2 packages cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add graham crackers to a food processor and process for 10 seconds until you have fine crumbs.
    Put Graham Crackers in food processor
  • Add 2 tablespoons white sugar and process for 5 seconds to mix well. Add melted butter and mix well.
    Combine butter and sugar with crackers
  • Press mixture into an 8x8 square baking dish to create the crust. Spray the baking pan with cooking spray or coat with butter before adding the crust.
    press graham cracker crust into baking pan
  • Add cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar to a large bowl and beat well until smooth. You can use a mixer if needed.
    combine cream cheese and sugar
  • Add vanilla and eggs and beat until combined. Pour on top of crust.
    add vanilla and eggs
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until edges are set and center is a tad jiggly. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Slice into 9 squares and cut each square into a triangle.
    Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars


Calories: 88kcal