Black Forest Cheesecake Bars

Recipe by graniteangel
READY IN: 1hr 10mins


  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
  • 12
    cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 12
    cup slivered toasted almond (optional)
  • 8
    ounces cream cheese
  • 14
  • 12
    teaspoon bourbon vanilla
  • 1
  • 1
    (20 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine chocolate cake mix, butter and 1 egg. Once mixed through add the chocolate chips and toasted almonds. It will resemble cookie dough.
  • Line 12x 8x baking dish with dough. Bake for 8 minutes or until set, but not dark brown.
  • Cream together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, 1 egg and vanilla.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over set crust and spread out evenly, but leaving a little room on the edges.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until cream cheese mixture is set.
  • Let cool completely and pour your pie filling over the top. Spread the filling over evenly and cut bars.