English Toffee Cheesecake Bars
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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!!!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24 servings
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
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.
For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Keep any leftover bars refrigerated.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at https://cheerykitchen.com/english-toffee-cheesecake-bars/