Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Food & Recipes

Dessert recipe: Stand out by making Chambord cheesecake bars

See also

Valentine's Day - the typical chocolates and sweets easily make their way to your loved ones but consider making it more special by creating your own dessert. Put in the time to bake something. These Chambord cheesecake bars are elegant desserts that require minimal expertise but produce a wow factor. This recipe will make approximately 12-16 bars to enjoy.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 4 oz walnuts
  • 6 sheets of graham crackers
  • dash, ground cinnamon
  • dash, salt
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter

Sauce

  • 3 oz fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 187 mL Chambord raspberry liqueur

Filling

  • 16 oz cream cheese, room temp
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line an 8x8 pan with foil.
  2. Grind walnuts and graham crackers together.
  3. Add cinnamon, sugar, and salt. Melt butter and pour half into the pan.
  4. Add crust mix and pour other half of butter. Mix together and press evenly.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes and let cool.
  6. Change oven to 325°F.
  7. Fill a saucepan with fresh raspberries, sugar, and Chambord. On low, bring to a boil.
  8. At first boil, crush raspberries. Lower heat to simmer.
  9. In a separate bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla extract.
  10. Pour onto crust. Drizzle sauce on top horizontally. Drag a toothpick across lines to create swirls.
  11. Bake 30-40 minutes until set but soft in the center.
  12. Let cool for 30 minutes-1 hour. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Enjoy with fresh raspberries on top.

If you're interested in checking out more recipes by me, please subscribe above. You will receive instant updates whenever a new recipe goes up. Recipe requests are gladly welcome. Regular posts will include recipes, tips on cooking, restaurants in the Orange County area, and more.

If you wish to follow me on Facebook, you can "like" at www.facebook.com/muchadoaboutfooding and/or become a fan on Twitter at @MuchAdoBlog. Make sure to share the information if you enjoy reading.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Corned beef
    Find out how to prepare a classic corned beef recipe in a slow cooker
    Video
    Slow Cooker Tips
  • Left handed eating
    Find out why you should never eat with your left hand
    Video
    Wives Tale
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Video
    Subway Message
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Natural solutions
    Natural beauty: All natural solutions to life's little beauty headaches
    Camera
    Natural Solutions
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Video
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!