Easter Brownie Bars are a layer of fudgy brownies topped and baked with a colourful cheesecake layer. It’s a easy mixture of brownie and cheesecake, however made enjoyable with some Easter-inspired colours! If this sounds scrumptious to you, you’ll want to strive my Brownie Backside Cheesecake.

Easter Brownie Bars

You possibly can by no means have too many brownie or cheesecake desserts. So, why not put them each collectively for one more decadent dessert? I used the brownie recipe from my French Silk Brownies. Then, I topped the brownies with a cheesecake topping that has a collage of shiny and springtime colours, good for Easter!

Bars Substances

There are two candy treats on this one dessert–the brownies and the cheesecake. Each are scrumptious on their very own, however you possibly can have your cheesecake and eat the brownies, too!

Room Temperature Substances: Utilizing room temperature components (particularly butter, eggs, and cream cheese) will provide help to get the perfect outcomes when baking this dessert. 

Cocoa: Use Dutch-process cocoa within the brownies. It provides them a richer style and a extra velvety texture. And, the standard of the cocoa does matter.

Meals Coloring: There are a selection of meals coloring choices on the market, from liquid to gel and paste. Select the colours you wish to use for this dessert, in addition to the meals coloring. Simply remember that you’ll not want as a lot gel or paste because the liquid type since these are rather more concentrated.

Pastel Easter Cheesecake in Bowls and then Being Dolloped onto Brownies

Make Easter Brownies

Because the brownies are baking for the primary time (make notice of this within the directions so you possibly can plan your time accordingly!), combine collectively the cheesecake combination and pour it equally into 4 bowls. Right here is the place you possibly can have enjoyable with colours! Make every bowl of cheesecake into the colour you need.  Sure, these are Easter Brownie Bars, however if you wish to get pleasure from these after or earlier than the vacation, simply alter the colours!

Take away the pan of brownies after 12-Quarter-hour. Then, pour the completely different colours of the cheesecake on prime of the brownies, making a collage of colourful sections. Bake the cheesecake brownies for 28-Half-hour, or till the cheesecake is about. The cheesecake is completed when the sides are barely pulled in and golden brown.

Take away the bars from the oven and allow them to come to room temperature. Lastly, switch the bars to the fridge to relax for 3-4 hours. When prepared, get pleasure from them as-is. Or, add a dollop of whipped cream on prime and even some Easter candies!

Overhead Image of Easter Brownies Cut Into Squares

Retailer Easter Brownies

Retailer any leftover cheesecake bars within the fridge, lined, for as much as 5 days. If you happen to nonetheless wish to save a few of the cheesecake bars, retailer them within the freezer for as much as three months. To retailer within the freezer:

  1. Let the bars cool fully.
  2. Take away the bars from the pan and place them on a plate (reduce or uncut). Put the cheesecake (uncovered) within the freezer for about an hour. 
  3. After the hour within the freezer, take away the cheesecake bars and wrap them tightly in plastic wrap.
  4. Place the wrapped cheesecake right into a zipped freezer bag or wrap it in aluminum foil. Be sure you label and date the cheesecake.

Hand Holding White Plate with Easter Brownie on It

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Easter Brownie Bars are a layer of fudgy brownies topped and baked with a colourful cheesecake layer.



Key phrase:

Easter Brownie Bars

Servings: 12

Energy: 469 kcal

Writer: Amanda Rettke–iambaker.web


  • cups
    (186g) all-purpose flour

  • cup
    (42g) Dutch-process cocoa
  • ½
    baking powder
  • ¼
    kosher salt
  • 4
    room temperature
  • 2
    (400g) granulated sugar
  • ¾
    (1½ sticks, 170g) butter,
    room temperature
  • 2

Cheesecake Layer

  • 2
    (8 ounces every) cream cheese,
    room temperature
  • 1
    (200g) granulated sugar
  • 2
    room temperature
  • 4
    meals coloring,
    or gel


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Put together a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray, GOOP, or line it with parchment paper.

  2. In a big bowl, add flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Whisk collectively components till they’re absolutely included.

  3. Within the bowl of a stand mixer or in a big bowl utilizing a hand-held mixer, beat the eggs, sugar, butter, and vanilla till easy.

  4. With the mixer off, add within the flour combination. Flip mixer on low and blend till components are effectively mixed.

  5. Pour brownies into the ready baking dish and bake for 12-Quarter-hour, or till the brownings are simply beginning to set. (They won’t be cooked by means of).


  1. Whereas brownies are baking, put together the cheesecake layer. Within the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg on medium-high pace till easy.

  2. Pour batter equally into 4 bowls.

  3. To every bowl add 2-3 drops of meals coloring, or sufficient to succeed in your required shade in every bowl.

  4. Sporadically spoon/dollop the completely different colours of cheesecake onto the nice and cozy brownies. You’ll have a collage of colours on prime of the brownies.

  5. Bake once more for 28-Half-hour, or till the cheesecake is about. When the cheesecake is completed the sides will likely be barely pulled in and golden brown and the middle will nonetheless jiggle barely.

  6. Enable the cheesecake to return to room temperature after which switch it to the fridge to relax for 3-4 hours.

  7. Get pleasure from! Retailer the bars, lined, within the fridge for as much as 5 days.

Amanda Rettke

Amanda Rettke is the creator of I Am Baker, and the bestselling writer of Shock Inside Desserts: Wonderful Desserts for Each Event – With a Little One thing Further Inside.Over the course of her 15+ 12 months running a blog journey, she has been featured in and collaborated with the Meals Community, New York Occasions, LA Occasions, Nation Residing Journal, Individuals Journal, Epicurious, Brides, Romantic Properties, life:lovely, Publishers Weekly, The Each day Mail, Star Tribune, The Globe and Mail, DailyCandy, YumSugar, The Knot, The Kitchn, and Parade, to call just a few.



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