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Blueberry Cheesecake Bars recipe

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are a creamy cheesecake recipe made with fresh blueberries & a vanilla wafer crust. This will be one of your favorite desserts!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bars, blueberry, cheesecake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Chill time 3 hours
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 9 bars


  • 12 oz. cream cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • tsp. vanilla

Blueberry Mixture

  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Vanilla Wafer Crust:

  • 2-2/3 cups Vanilla Wafer cookies finely crushed
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted & cooled (½ stick )


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Line an 8×8 square baking pan with parchment paper
  • In a medium size mixing bowl combine crust ingredients & mix until combined, then press into prepared pan, creating an even layer.
  • Place in oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to cool while preparing the remaining components.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine all blueberry ingredients, toss gently to combine, set aside.
  • In mixer bowl, beat together cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. NOTE: it’s imperative that the cream cheese, sour cream and eggs are at room temperature,to avoid clumpy batter
  • On low, add vanilla, salt and eggs.
  • Mix until just combined
  • Pour the cheesecake batter over the baked crust.
  • Spread evenly with a spatula.
  • Carefully top with blueberry mixture
  • Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes or until the cheesecake has set and the crumble is lightly golden brown in color. (use the toothpick test - when it's almost completely clean - it's done)
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool until it reaches room temperature.
  • Place in refrigerator and chill for at least 3-5 hours before removing, cutting and serving.