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Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8


  • 3.5 cups Red Velvet Cookie Crumbs
  • 6 tbsp Butter melted
  • 24 oz Cream Cheese 3 packages, softened
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 cup Chopped M&M's® Red Velvet candies divided
  • 12 DOVE® promises unwrapped and chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Combine cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press the cookie mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar together until well blended. Stir in vanilla. 

  4. Add eggs, one at the time, letting each one incorporate before adding more. Fold in 3/4 cup of chopped M&M's®. Pour on top of crust.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely.

  6. In a small bowl, melt DOVE® promises in the microwave. Drizzle over cooled cream cheese squares. Top with remaining chopped M&M's®.