Okay so I have a little cheesecake problem and these Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are just what I needed.  First, I started with my awesome PECAN LEMON SHORTBREAD COOKIE recipe for the crust.  Because blueberry and lemon go together like peanut butter and jelly.  PERFECT! 

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars - Lady Behind The Curtain

I was in a time crunch and needed something quick.  Then I remembered I had some pecan lemon shortbread cookie dough in the freezer leftover from the LEMON PECAN SANDWICH COOKIE BITES I made for a ladies luncheon.

PRESTO!  The best Blueberry Cheesecake Bars EVER!

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars - Lady Behind The Curtain

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 47 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 17 minutes

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars


    For the Crust:
  • 1 pecan lemon pecan shortbread cookie recipe
  • For the Filling:
  • 8 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 can blueberry pie filling
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. For the Crust:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Press 1 1/2 cups of lemon pecan shortbread cookie dough into a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  4. Bake 12 minutes.
  5. For the Filling:
  6. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese until smooth.
  7. Add the milk, eggs, vanilla and flour until creamy.
  8. Spoon over crust and evenly spread.
  9. Combine blueberry pie filling and cornstarch, spoon over cream cheese mixture.
  10. Sprinkle on remaining cookie dough.
  11. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbling and browned.


This recipe is from Lady behind The Curtain




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