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Orange Cheesecake Bars

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“I love anything orange. Needs to refrigerate fo 2 hours.”
1hr 20mins
3 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 14 cup butter, melted (must be butter)
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 5 drops yellow food coloring
  • 3 drops red food coloring


  1. Mix together the vanilla wafer crumbs and butter in a medium size bowl.
  2. Press mixture into a greased 13x9 baking pan.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until very smooth.
  4. Add milk, eggs, and vanilla; beat until combined.
  5. Pour half of mixture over crust.
  6. To the remaining cream mixture, add the orange juice concentrate, orange peel, extract and food colorings; beat until combined.
  7. Pour over first cream layer.
  8. Bake at 325° for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Refrigerate for 2 hours minimum before cutting into bars.

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