Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake Bars

Bake creamy cheesecake bars with a favorite flavor combo—peanut butter and jelly.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 6 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 18


package Pillsbury™ Simply…® refrigerated peanut butter cookies
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
cup creamy peanut butter
cup sugar
cup whipping cream
teaspoon vanilla
cup Concord grape jelly
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 11x7-inch pan with cooking parchment paper slightly hanging over sides on pan.
  • 2 Arrange cookie dough in bottom of pan; press with fingers to spread dough in bottom and up sides. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in bowl of stand mixer with paddle attachment, beat cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar and cream on low to medium speed until creamed and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition until well combined. With spatula, scrape sides of bowl. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4 Pour cream cheese filling over chilled crust; smooth top until even. Spoon jelly in a few places over filling. With wooden skewer, make swirls to spread jelly.
  • 5 Bake about 40 minutes or until cheesecake is just set in center. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 to 5 hours before cutting in 6 rows by 3 rows.
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