Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

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An abundance of colorful blueberries dot this spectacular cheesecake dessert recipe.

Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Photo: Greg Scheidemann
Prep Time:
30 mins
Chill Time:
3 hrs
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 38 mins
Servings:
32

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¾ cup finely crushed graham crackers

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup ground pecans

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 1 ½ 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • cup sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon brandy or milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup blueberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. For crust, in a small saucepan heat butter over medium heat until the color of light brown sugar. Remove from heat; set aside.

  3. In medium bowl stir together graham crackers, flour, coconut, pecans, and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in butter until combined. Evenly press on bottom of prepared pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

  4. Meanwhile, in large mixing bowl beat cream cheese and 2/3 cup sugar on medium until combined. Add eggs, brandy, and vanilla. Beat until combined. Pour over hot crust. Sprinkle with blueberries.

  5. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until center appears set. Cool in pan on rack. Cover and refrigerate. Cut into bars. Store, covered, in refrigerator. Makes about 32 bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

136 Calories
9g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 136
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 78mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 54mg 1%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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