How to Make No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Here's a super-easy No Bake (does it get any better than this?) Cheesecake Bar dessert made from Fresh Blueberries! When fresh fruit is in season ~ it makes yummy desserts extra special! Whip up these easy No-Bake Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake Bars in no-time~ Start to Finish is only about 1.5 hours ~ great for almost last minute "What Can I Bring" ideas!

Things You'll Need

  • 16 graham cracker squares (8 whole crackers), crushed

  • 1/4 cup ground pecans or walnuts (optional)

  • 3 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 8-ounce packagre cream cheese, at room temperature

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese

  • 2 tablespoons honey, or to taste

  • 1/2 cup sugar (optional)

  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup Grape Jelly or Jam

  • Rind of a lemon, freshly grated (optional)

  • 2 or 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • Whip Cream, optional

  • 8 or 9 inch Square Pan

Step 1

Combine crushed graham crackers, nuts if using, and melted butter. Press evenly into bottom of an 8 or 9-inch square pan (glass is good) to form a crust about 1/4 inch thick. Put in refrigerator until ready to use.

Step 2

Using a standing or hand mixer, or a whisk combine cream cheese, ricotta, honey, lemon rind, lemon juice and salt, and blend until smooth.

Step 3

Spread cheese mixture carefully and evenly over crust, using a spatula or butter knife to smooth top.

Step 4

Melt Grape or Blueberry Jam or Jelly in small pot on top of stove. Add fresh blueberries, stir to glaze.

Step 5

Cover cream cheese mixture with fresh blueberries and chill for at least an hour, or until set. Cut into squares or bars and serve.

Garnish with optional whip cream.

Yield: 8 to 12 servings.

Tip

Additional lemon juice can be added to the melted grape jam for extra flavor.

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