Unlock the Mysteries of the Universe with Galaxy Cheesecake Bars

Indulge your senses in a celestial delight that’s as beautiful as it is delicious! Our Galaxy Cheesecake Bars are a symphony of creamy cheesecake swirled with vibrant hues reminiscent of the cosmos. Prepare to embark on a journey through flavor and color with this stellar recipe.


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Gel food coloring (purple, blue, pink)


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture into the pan evenly.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in sour cream and heavy cream until the mixture is well combined.
  5. Divide the batter into separate bowls and add gel food coloring to each, creating vibrant hues.
  6. Spoon dollops of colored batter onto the crust. Use a knife to gently swirl the colors together, creating a mesmerizing galaxy effect.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the cheesecake is set. Allow it to cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  8. Cut into bars and serve chilled.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Calories: Approximately 250 per serving


  • Use gel food coloring for vibrant galaxy colors that truly pop.
  • For clean and neat slices, allow the cheesecake bars to cool completely before cutting.


Q: Can I use regular food coloring instead of gel? A: While you can use regular food coloring, gel food coloring provides more vibrant and intense colors, giving your cheesecake bars that truly cosmic appearance.

Q: Can I substitute light cream cheese for the regular one? A: Light cream cheese can alter the texture and flavor of the cheesecake bars. For the best results, stick to regular cream cheese.

Q: How long can I store these cheesecake bars? A: These bars can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. However, they are best enjoyed fresh!

Q: Can I freeze these cheesecake bars? A: Yes, you can freeze them. Wrap individual bars tightly in plastic wrap and store them in an airtight container in the freezer for up to one month. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before serving.

Chef’s Advice: For a truly out-of-this-world experience, experiment with different color combinations and swirling techniques to create your own unique galaxy designs. Let your creativity soar as you embark on this cosmic culinary adventure!

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