Use parchment paper in the bottom of your pan for easy removal. Next, add spoonfuls of the blackberry filling on top the cheesecake filling. But you can do ENDLESS recipes with them! This is one of our favorites too. Then evenly press the cookie dough into the pan. All content within the blog posts on this site is the sole intellectual property of Diane Williams LLC and protected under United States copyright laws: Copyright © 2020 Homemade Food Junkie | The Wisteria on Trellis Framework by Mediavine, blueberry sauce sweetened with maple syrup. -This recipe works great with regular cream cheese in place of the neufchatel cheese. You could definitely make a homemade sugar cookie crust, similar to my sugar cookie bars. We strolled down our driveway. While the blackberries are heating put the cornstarch in a small cup and add 2 tablespoons water. Otherwise room temperature cream cheese is much easier to work with. You do mention putting 3/4 cup sugar in with the cheesecake part, but again, no mention of how much to mix with the berries. Go find some blackberries bushes! Blackberry cheesecake bars made with a delicious sugar cookie crust, cream cheese filling and blackberry topping. I made these for our thanksgiving potluck party, they were a huge hit. It’s the perfect mix of the two. Then place in a freezer container and store in freezer. Will try it tomorrow. Also in the list of ingredients, it called for 1/2 tsp of vanilla. Snap a pic and hashtag it #IHeartNaptime — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! You can place in the freezer for 15 minutes to help it cool faster. Hi Lisa, Thanks for the feedback on this recipe. Break down the blackberries with the back of your spoon. 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 4 tablespoons water, 12 ounces Neufchatel cheese- room temperature. The picture at the bottom of the post shows the stiffer set. She is also the author of the I Heart Naptime Cookbook. No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe: Recipe Update: I have made this delicious recipe for blackberry cheesecake bars several times now. The stiffer ones are a bit easier to cut cleanly. However, what I did last night was serve it in cups. :). Stir often. Well  same applies here. Pour the filling over the crust and smooth it into an even layer. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Bring to a boil. This blackberry cheesecake is so easy and simple to make you will want to make it all the time. Blackberry cheesecake bars made with a delicious sugar cookie crust, cream cheese filling and blackberry topping. Subscribe to Our Newsletter for recipes, DIY and Garden Tips Delivered to your inbox every Monday! An incredibly easy dessert to make and seriously divine! Remove from heat and set in the fridge or freezer to cool until needed. You may use either fresh or frozen blackberries in this recipe, HOWEVER, drain the water from washing the fresh berries or defrosting them frozen. This easy blackberry cheesecake … Put the blackberries, water and sugar into a 2 quart pot. This easy blackberry cheesecake recipe also has instructions for using frozen berries. They REALLY love our property. Have a great day! Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. This will impact the number of servings and calories. I have reviewed it and agree with some of your suggestions. So easy and tasty. The looser topping has a less chewy texture. Yum! Second, you say to put the "blackberries, water, and sugar into a saucepan". For best results use room temperature cream cheese. -If you use regular graham crackers try adding a teaspoon of cinnamon. Store in the refrigerator. They both taste delicious and everybody liked both versions. No-bake blackberry cheesecake bars from Summer’s delicious bounty. © 2020 I Heart Nap Time, All Rights Reserved. One piece set up correctly. This easy No bake cheesecake recipe is one of the reasons we love those prickly brambles anyway. Beat until smooth and creamy. 1/3 cup oil is not enough. Go here to check out the health benefits of these beneficial fruits. To make the recipe a little easier, I used a pre-made sugar cookie crust and then spread on a creamy cheesecake filling and fresh blackberry topping. Coconut oil is EXCELLENT in these bars. I needed a yummy potluck dessert recently. However, since your recipe DOES call for four T's of water and you mention mixing TWO of those tablespoons of water with the cornstarch, I just assumed the other two T's go in with the berries. I found the crust to be dry, so I added more butter, & about 1/8 cup of sugar. Pour the coconut oil in a stream into the crumbs and pulse until it's well mixed. I made this cheesecake for my mother-in-law’s birthday and it was a total hit with the kids and adults. Pour the cooled blackberries over the cream cheese layer. Looks really good! Not to mention a little sugar in the crust. Otherwise love this, it is in my frig, setting. All berries and fruits are amazingly […], Kayti and Diane the Co-Founders of  Homemade Food Junkie blog. Blackberries provide excellent health benefits. Don’t turn on the oven. Can make in a 9×13″ pan and double the recipe. Enjoy this creamy, cold refreshment! Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a tooth pick comes clean. All bramble berries are excellent for your health. Hi Mark, Thanks so much for taking the time to comment and rate the recipe for us. These bars can absolutely be frozen. Your email address will not be published. If you love blackberries this cheesecake is for you. You can not spread the cheesecake mixture over a graham cracker crust that is this dry. Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, and these no bake cheesecake bars are the perfect way to satisfy my craving without heating up the oven, and in a lot less time! I pulled a bag of frozen blackberries out of the freezer and whipped up a batch. And a little lemon juice. Join us in our journey to live better and eat healthier. I have updated the recipe and hope you feel it is easier for you to understand and work with. Whip the heavy cream into semi stiff peaks. Everyone loves this irresistible dessert. For the cream cheese filling, add the heavy cream in a mixing bowl and beat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until a whisk forms. If you  choose  to accommodate special diets with these yummy treats, here are some suggestions: NOTES: It’s best to let this homemade blackberry cheesecake chill several hours in the fridge to set properly. So now you can do what you like. The blackberry bars almost remind me of fruit pizza, but also a no bake cheesecake. Definitely making again, I’m so glad they were a hit! Because of this I give the recipe a generous 2 out of 5 stars. Once cut into bars, you can add a fresh blackberry on top if you'd like. We hope you find Homemade Food Junkie helpful and informative. Otherwise the topping will be VERY loose. Allow to cool. Last night, my husband, Dave and I took a walk, bowls in hand. You can also subscribe without commenting. First off, the crust (as this recipes calls for) is as dry as a desert. Just remember the softer look is what  you’ll get from the recipe as written. If your not a fan you can use melted butter one to one in this recipe.