Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake Bars

Strawberry cheesecake bars swirled with Nutella and a buttery graham cracker crust.

Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake BarsSomeone get me a napkin. I’m drooling.

I apologize for the long gap between posts. I was busy finishing up freshman year and DESTROYING some finals. Hard to believe that a year ago I wasn’t even graduated from high school. Ahhhhh so scary!Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake Bars

These are a variation on those heavenly Nutella Cheesecake Bars. I added some Bonne Maman Strawberry Preserves for a fruity twist! Sweet strawberry goo and chocolatey hazelnut goo… what could go wrong? 

The most important part of this recipe is beating the cream cheese until there are absolutely no lumps. Scrape down the sides of your bowl to make sure everything is the same consistency. This will help make sure you get a light texture in your bars.  (more…)