English Toffee Cheesecake Bars

English Toffee Cheesecake Bars

So because it’s Friday and we love ya, we’re sharing our English Toffee Cheesecake Bars!  It’s like, English toffee and cheesecake were just meant to be together.  These melt-in-your-mouth treats are absolutely delicious, and everyone will want seconds.

It all starts with a cookie crust, then pour on silky smooth cheesecake and bake.  Chill them before cutting, and then toffee them up with chocolatey crunchy candy.

Now for the fun part, use a kitchen torch or slip them under the broiler, watching carefully so you only caramelize the toffee bits, creating a true crunchy crust on top!  Try to eat just one….they are heavenly!

“Because you don’t live near a bakery, doesn’t mean you have to go without cheesecake.” ~ Hedy Lamarr

English Toffee Cheesecake Bars

Somethings were just meant to be together, thus English Toffee Cheesecake Bars are perfection. A cookie crust, smooth cheesecake filling, and crunchy English toffee topping make the best bar ever!!!

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To create the cookie crust:
Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.  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.  Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan.

Now make the cheesecake filling:
In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining whole egg, 3 egg yolks and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread over crust in pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until set in center.  Cool completely. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled.

Finish with a English toffee topping:
Cut bars and sprinkle tops evenly with granulated sugar, about 1 teaspoon per bar.  With a kitchen torch caramelize the tops of each bar.  Sprinkle with the English toffee bit-almond topping.  Again with the torch, quickly melt the chocolate and lightly toast the nuts.  Let them set for about 5 minutes and serve.

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Somethings were just meant to be together, thus English Toffee Cheesecake Bars are perfection. A cookie crust, smooth cheesecake filling, and crunchy English toffee topping make the best bar ever!!!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24 servings
Ingredients
For cookie crust:
  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix
  • 1 box (4-serving size) French vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For cheesecake filling:
  • 1 egg plus 3 egg yolks
  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
For brûlée topping:
  • ⅔ cup English toffee bits
  • ¼ finely chopped almonds
  • ½ cup sugar
Instructions
For cookie crust:
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. 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.
  3. Press dough in bottom and ½ inch up sides of pan.
For cheesecake filling:
  1. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining whole egg, 3 egg yolks and remaining 1½ teaspoons vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread over crust in pan.
  2. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until set in center.
  3. Cool completely. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled.
For English Toffee topping:
  1. Cut bars and sprinkle tops evenly with granulated sugar, about 1 teaspoon per bar.
  2. With a kitchen torch caramelize the tops of each bar.
  3. Sprinkle with the English toffee bit-almond topping.
  4. Again with the torch, quickly melt the chocolate and lightly toast the nuts.
  5. Let them set for about 5 minutes and serve.
Notes
For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Keep any leftover bars refrigerated.

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About The Author

Renée

Renée is passionate about making and sharing ALL things delicious! Her happy place really is her kitchen where she loves whipping up memories with her family and friends. Raised in sunny Southern California she's spent her adulthood in Idaho, both sides of her great state. She's married to an amazing man, and together they have 5 children, who gave them five more, and now they have 22 grandchildren. So there’s always a reason to cook and celebrate around their place!

98 Comments

  1. Dreammerin

    I’s so creative and you’re doing an amazing job with your blog! I love all details and thanks for this recipe! I just shared on Pinterest! Have a nice weekend!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks so much for pinning and sharing. That’s the best compliment you can give us!!!!

      Reply
  2. Freya Farrington

    I’ve definitely got that Friday feeling now! They look delicious!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Oh Freya, I’m with you on the Friday feeling! I always want to share a goodie for the weekend…

      Reply
  3. Chris

    What a great recipe and it looks like I have the ingredients at home, so guess what I’m going to go make 😀 Thanks for the post!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Awesome Chris, hope you love ’em!

      Reply
  4. Tammy

    Oh my gosh! Anything cheesecake wins me over! I love the toffee addition. I’m definitely going to be trying this recipe out, it looks absolutely delicious!

    Reply
    • Alison

      Tammy, I am with you – anything cheesecake I LOVE!

      Reply
    • Renée

      I agree, I don’t need a big ‘ol slice of cheesecake. Just a little square (1×1″) of a bar is perfection!!!!

      Reply
  5. Marloes

    This looks soooo good! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I’m definitely going to make it soon! (:

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks, Marloes!

      Reply
    • Renée

      You’re welcome Marloes, let us know what you think please!!!

      Reply
  6. Heather Johnson

    My hubby loves cheesecake, and I love toffee. This sounds like the perfect dessert for both of us!

    Reply
    • Renée

      You got it Heather!!!

      Reply
  7. KatR

    Oh my, these bars certainly do look so scrumptious! Even though I will not be able to eat these bars, your photos make them look so appetizing!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks Kat, sometimes all I need is a look!!!!

      Reply
    • Renée

      We hope you do Rena, then please come back and rate them for us!

      Reply
  8. Simply Uneeke

    These look delicious, i dont usually bake but this looks like something i am willing to try out.

    Simply Uneeke

    Reply
    • Renée

      These are easy and so delicious!!!!

      Reply
  9. Cole

    OMG these look amazingly delicious! Every recipe I find on here looks amazing, actually.

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks Cole, we love having you check out CK! Have a great weekend…

      Reply
  10. Denisa

    oh my , im crazy for toffee and cheesecakes are one of my favorite summer desserts; I’m going to try your recipe, looks so delicious
    Denisa recently posted…Vegan Chocolate Smoothie BowlMy Profile

    Reply
  11. Carol Cassara

    Toffee is such an incredible tasty treat, and my husband would adore these. I have to make them!

    Reply
  12. ROBERT LEE

    I had cheesecake a few minutes ago, I was with some people so I didn’t order personally and I have no clue what kind of cheesecake I was eating!!! 🙂 And this English Toffee cheesecake you prepared, and the gorgeous photos, yummy!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks for all of you comments Robert. Alison and I love seeing you here so often!!!
      Renée recently posted…Macerated StrawberriesMy Profile

      Reply
  13. Sheri

    I love cheesecake, especially strawberry cheesecake. I have never had a toffee cheesecake bar…..this looks delicious. Your pictures are lovely, and I am hoping if I try this, I can get mine to look just as good. Also, I wanted to mention that I love the colours and layout of your blog. Beautifully done 🙂

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    • Alison

      Thanks so much, Sheri! You definitely can get the same yummy looking and tasting treats as we have! The toffee flavor is incredible with the cheesecake!

      Reply
  14. Sabine

    This cookie bar would be great for my birthday (and that’s today).
    Such a lovely recipe. Easy to follow and the result looks just delicious. I can make this with another celebration!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Happy Birthday Sabine!!!! Make a batch and have a great day for us.

      Reply
  15. GIGI

    This desert is Combined two of my favorite foods, cheese and to feel! Is it possible to add less sugar to the crust and topping? Or is going to ruin the consistency? I only love to feel the sugar in between.

    Reply
    • Alison

      The sugar really breaks up the tartness of the cream cheese and sour cream. You could try it with less sugar or you could make it and give away half! 🙂

      Reply
  16. David

    I always love cheesecake, this is a new recipe that I must try. I enjoy a lot sweet food. Also you decorated it so well.

    Reply
  17. ranesha

    I love cheesecake! I am now following you on Pinterest.

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks Ranesha, pinterest is awesome, and makes us happy!!! Sharing our recipes and ideas is the nicest compliment you can give us!!!!
      Renée recently posted…English Toffee Cheesecake BarsMy Profile

      Reply
  18. Tori Gabriel

    These look incredible!!! They sound a bit difficult for me though. I’m not exactly gifted in the cooking department.

    Reply
    • Alison

      Tori, you don’t have to be! Just try it out and you will see how easy they are to make!

      Reply
  19. Klaudia

    Hi Ladies , I’m back for my weekly flying visit 🙂 Checking on what to share this weekend with my friends 🙂 It’s cheesecake this weekend , I love cheesecake , so easy to make . I normally add cherries to mine , will make your Toffee Cheesecake next time ! Looks so yummy , will see what my readers say about . Thanks for this delicious recipe , don’t tell anybody please …but your blog is my fav for recipes !!!

    Reply
  20. Glenda Kruse

    My gosh I wish I could make my dishes look as amazing as yours. Thank you for the recipe xo

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks, Glenda! You can – just follow the recipe! 🙂

      Reply
  21. houssem

    umm look delicious ! i love it <3 thanks for sharing

    Reply
    • Alison

      Glad you like them!

      Reply
  22. Marge GavaN

    You had me at cheesecake! I’m crazy about cheesecake, and if I can have them in bite size all the better!

    Reply
  23. Andrea

    They look really delicious and really easy to make – but can you come over and make ’em for me? 🙂

    Reply
    • Alison

      Anything for you, Andrea! But they are so easy to make you can even make them for yourself!

      Reply
  24. Ana De- Jesus

    Now this sounds like absolute bliss! How I would love a toffee cheesecake bar especially on the go when I need a sweet treat!

    Reply
  25. Mardene Carr

    Okay you guys are pretty much putting me to shame in the kitchen. I am not so great in the baking department at all.

    Reply
  26. Sonnie

    Another yummy learnings from you girls! Wifey and daughter love any pastries either w/ chocolates or cheese. And this one is certainly one will certainly land on their to try list. I wonder how the toffee and cheese will make wonders in my taste bud?

    Reply
    • Renée

      They are not overly sweet Sonnie, we hope you like them!

      Reply
  27. Kylie

    I normally don’t like sweets because refined sugar causes me migraines, but I always have a soft spot for cheesecake! The combination of the biscuit base, cheesecake filling and creme brûlée sounds like a match made in heaven! It sounds so simple to prepare!

    I adore your use of colour in the first images; the yellow napkin pairs with the hue of the cheesecake perfectly! I want to reach through my screen, grab a slice and devour it completely!

    (We are currently staying with my partner’s parents before we go hiking in Portugal; her favourite dessert is cheesecake so I might prepare it for her as a way to say thank you!) Thank you again for a wonderful recipe, I’m really looking forward to more of your work! 🙂

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks so much Kyiie, some people have an eye for things and you seem to comment often about what you see. We appreciate your kind words and hope you enjoy the bars!

      Reply
  28. Jessica

    Everything with cheese makes me excited. Haha. I will meet a friend next week and better try to make these bars for our afternoon coffee talk.

    Reply
    • Renée

      Sounds like a delightful way to enjoy them Jessica!

      Reply
  29. Tescha

    Oh my goodness,
    This recipe looks mouth watering delicious and the ingredients are easy to find. I eat healthy 99 % of he time…but d have have a cheat meal once a week.:)

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks Dia! If you liked toffee the first time you tasted it then you will love these bars!

      Reply
  30. Charlotte

    These look amazing!!! Thank you for the recipe xx

    Reply
  31. Fatima Ali

    OMG this looks so delicious. I wish I could grab some from the screen – Only if there was such technology.
    Love cheesecakes!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks Fatima, we often wish we could send out little samples to all of our readers!

      Reply
  32. Kimberly

    Ohhhhh this sounds heavenly! I will be pinning and sharing with all of my followers! Yum!

    Reply
    • Renée

      We love it when you pin it Kimberly, thanks so much!

      Reply
  33. Gecca

    This looks delicious! Oh my goodness! Everyone will surely enjoy this! Better grab the recipe!

    Reply
    • Renée

      Thanks so much Gecca, enjoy!

      Reply
  34. Roxy

    Gosh I’m in bed with a stomach bug and scared to anything, but I’d totally reconsider if someone was home to make me these. They look so delicious!

    Reply
  35. Elizabeth O

    That just looks amazing… I can only imagine how gooey and yummy it it. 🙂

    Reply
  36. Rachel Arandilla

    I look forward to your posts every time–and this one is a keeper! Anything with toffee–is sure to be so good. And you had to pair it with cheesecake! The ultimate sweet tooth in me totally appreciates this!

    Reply
  37. Stephanie

    Wow, these look so tasty! Sounds so rich and delicious. I may be making these for mothersday. My mom has the biggest sweet tooth!

    Reply
    • Alison

      They are perfect for Mother’s Day!

      Reply
  38. Agnes

    This looks so delicious! I may try this

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks Marissa!

      Reply
  39. sabina

    It looks amazing! Pretty decadent and that’s exactly what I like. To indulge! Thank you for sharing this recipe! Love your blog too!
    xoxox
    Sabina

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks Sabina! They are decadent and worth it!

      Reply
  40. Jasmine Watts

    Yumm… It looks delicious and I would love to try this recipe!!

    Reply
  41. Psychic Nest

    Hi Alison and Renée,

    I saw your recipe a couple days ago but I wanted to write a post after making the recipe. Oh my, I can’t tell you how amazing those cheesecake bars they are! I don’t know if there are enough words to describe how heavenly they are! I couldn’t resist, so eating only one bar was not an option. Thank you and keep it up with the gorgeous recipes. Much appreciated!

    Zaria
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    • Renée

      Thanks so much Zaria. So glad you enjoyed the bars!

      Reply
  42. AIKA LORAINE

    everyone’s right. it definitely looks so delicious! 🙂 i love gooey chewey brownies! wish i got to taste this. or i wish i know you,. hahaha!

    Reply
  43. Georgia

    Yet another amazing recipe, my waistline is not going to be happy! I’ve got so many of your desserts and sweet delights bookmarked!
    We are huge cheesecake fans in our house so I will be making this ASAP! ?

    Reply
  44. CaI domi

    Seriously, I have to close my eyes every time Im visiting your website. 🙂 hahaha your photos are really delicious. I love cheesecake and this one is soo creative. I wish to have a nice kitchen and I will surely follow this. Love your site 🙂

    Reply
    • Alison

      Thanks, Cal! That is seriously the best compliment! 🙂

      Reply
  45. Joanna

    I never thought that cheesecake and toffee can go so well together. I love backed cheesecakes, I think the flavour gets better when baked. And I can only imagine how good it is with the toffee almonds on top.

    Reply
    • Renée

      We have another amazing cheesecake idea coming your way next week, Joanna!

      Reply

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