Skip To Content
Paid Post

Cheesecake Cookie Bars 3 Ways

These cheesecake cookie bars are the twist on a classic cookie that you need in your life!

Each serves 16


CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE BARS

INGREDIENTS:

Cookie
  • 1 package ​Pillsbury™ Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg


Cheesecake

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour


Chocolate chips, for garnish


PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment.

  2. Cookie: Mix together ​Pillsbury™​ Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix, butter, and egg in a bowl until well-combined. Press two-thirds of the dough into the pan in an even layer, and reserve the rest of the dough.

  3. Cheesecake: Beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg with a hand mixer until smooth. Add in vanilla, salt, and flour and beat again. Pour cheesecake filling over the cookie layer and smooth with a spatula.

  4. Sprinkle the reserved cookie dough on top of the cheesecake filling. Scatter chocolate chips on top.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Refrigerate for 2–3 hours (until chilled) before slicing and serving.


SUGAR COOKIE BARS

INGREDIENTS:

Cookie

  • 1 package ​Pillsbury™​ Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg


Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour


PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment.

  2. Cookie: Mix together ​Pillsbury™​ Sugar Cookie Mix, butter, and egg in a bowl until well-combined. Press two-thirds of the dough into the pan in an even layer, and reserve the rest of the dough.

  3. Cheesecake: Beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg with a hand mixer until smooth. Add in vanilla, salt, and flour and beat again. Pour cheesecake filling over the cookie layer and smooth with a spatula.

  4. Sprinkle the reserved cookie dough on top of the cheesecake filling.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Refrigerate for 2–3 hours (until chilled) before slicing and serving.


PEANUT BUTTER

INGREDIENTS:

Cookie

  • 1 package ​Pillsbury™​ Peanut Butter Cookie Mix
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 egg


Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour


Peanut butter chips, for garnish


PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment.

  2. Cookie: Mix together ​Pillsbury™​ Peanut Butter Cookie Mix, vegetable oil, water, and egg in a bowl until well-combined. Press two-thirds of the dough into the pan in an even layer, and reserve the rest of the dough.

  1. Cheesecake: Beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg with a hand mixer until smooth. Add in vanilla, salt, and flour and beat again. Pour cheesecake filling over the cookie layer and smooth with a spatula.

  2. Sprinkle the reserved cookie dough on top of the cheesecake filling. Scatter peanut butter chips on top.

  3. Bake for 30 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Refrigerate for 2–3 hours (until chilled) before slicing and serving.