Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesecake
Servings 6
Author Wendie


  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2-8 ounce pkgs cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry pie filling


  1. Spray a baking pan with non stick spray, or use a piece of parchment paper for easy removal. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. In a medium bowl add graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and melted butter. Mix until combined.
  3. Press the crumbs into the pan and bake for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  4. Reduce oven to 325 degrees.
  5. In a large bowl add softened cream cheese, using a hand mixer beat until smooth and creamy about 30 seconds. Add in sour cream, sugar, vanilla, egg and flour and beat until combined.
  6. Pour filling on top of graham cracker crust. Add spoonfuls of cherry pie filling and using a toothpick or wooden skewer swirl the filling around.

  7. Bake 35 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  8. Refrigerate at least 3-4 hours. Serve!

Recipe Notes

You'll have some left over cherry pie filling I just serve that on the side.