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#ImprovCooking Challenge: Snickers Cheesecake Bars

My favorite candy tops these sweet cheesecake bars making the best bite-sized dessert.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Bars
Keyword: baking, cheesecake bars, snickers
Servings: 24
Author: NicholeL


For the Crust:

  • 35 Oreo cookies
  • 6 tablespoon unsalted butter melted and cooled

For the Filling:

  • 3 8 oz. packages cream cheese softened
  • cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 large Snickers bars chopped

For the Topping:

  • ½ cup caramel sauce
  • ½ cup chocolate sauce
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup roasted salted peanuts, chopped


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line a 9x13 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • 2. Add oreos to a food processor and pulse until they form fine crumbs. Transfer to a large bowl and then pour melted butter on top. Stir until crumbs are moistened.
  • 3. Press crumbs into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake for 10-12 minutes, then remove from the oven and set aside.
  • 4. In the bowl of the stand mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in eggs one at a time followed by the vanilla.
  • 5. Add the chopped Snickers and mix until just combined.
  • 6. Pour the batter over the cooled Oreo crust and bake for 40-45 minutes or until the cheesecake has set. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 1 hour.
  • 7. Drizzle caramel sauce then chocolate sauce over the top of the cheesecake in a zig-zag pattern.
  • 8. Sprinkle mini chocolate chips and roasted peanuts on top.
  • 9. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours but preferably overnight.
  • 10. Use edges of parchment paper to lift bars from the pan. Cut into 24 evenly sized bars.
  • 11. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. .


Bars will keep for 5 days in the fridge.