Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bars square

Crème Brûlée Cheesecake Bars

These easy to make Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bars are a great addition to your holiday cookie list. Rich, creamy cheesecake is set on a vanilla sugar cookie crust then topped with sweet toffee pieces. It's like sugar cookie met cheesecake and had a baby! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keywords 1 minute recipe, baking, bar cookies, cheesecake, Christmas, cookies, creme brulee, toffee
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 20 bar cookies
Calories 283 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1 lb. 1.5 oz found in cookie or baking aisle
  • 1 box Vanilla Instant Pudding 4-serving size
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 16 oz cream cheese softened (2 pkgs)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 oz toffee bits You can also crush the toffee bits using a rolling pin & a ziploc bag


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray bottom and sides of 13×9-inch pan with non-stick spray and line with parchment. The parchment should stick up above the edge of the pan to help to lift the cookies out.
  3. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, pudding mix, brown sugar, melted butter, 1 teaspoon of the vanilla and 1 whole egg until soft dough forms.
  4. Press dough in bottom and 1/2″ up sides of pan.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar with mixer until smooth.
  6. Add remaining whole egg, 3 egg yolks and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla and beat until smooth.
  7. Pour over sugar cookie crust and level out.
  8. Bake 30-35 minutes or until center is set.

  9. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle top with whole or crushed toffee bits. (Toffee bits can be crushed with rolling pin in ziploc bag)

  10. Cool 30 minutes then place in refrigerate for about 3 hours or until chilled.
  11. Cut into bars, 5 rows by 4 rows.
  12. Store covered in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Crème Brûlée Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 179mg7%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 740IU15%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.