Spring is finally here. We are loving this warm weather, and celebrating the fun spring holidays and birthdays.
Our favorite part about celebrating the holidays, are the family parties. These White Chocolate Carrot Cheesecake Bars will definitely be making an entrance at our Easter dinner this year.
These bars are easier to make than it seems. They are a combination of my two favorite desserts: cheesecake and carrot cake. You will love them.
These are perfect for spring, but honestly you could make them all year long, and nobody will be complaining. They are so yummy, and are sure to be a hit.
could i use old fashioned oats?
For this recipe, we used quick oats. However, you could easily use whatever oats you have on hand. If you don’t use quick oats, we recommend using old fashioned oats.
Both would probably work better than any other oat, but they are just in the topping, so they won’t make a huge difference.
what could i use in place of walnuts?
This recipe calls for walnuts. They add the perfect amount of crust to this recipe, and pair perfectly with the oats and cheesecake.
However, if you are not a huge fan of walnuts or an allergy, you could easily replace them. Here is what we recommend:
We wouldn’t recommend using peanuts. Their flavor is a little unique and strong. Really any subtle nut with not a super strong flavor, would be a great replacement for walnuts.
You could also just lose the walnuts all together and not use any walnuts in your topping or crust.
do these need to stay refrigerated?
Because there is a real cheesecake layer in this recipe, we do recommend keeping them refrigerated. It will keep the bars from falling apart, and they are actually more delicious cold.
Just like cheesecake, it tastes better when served cold.
These will stay in the fridge nicely for about one week. Be sure to keep them covered to keep the air from getting to them.
watch how to make another carrot cake dessert, here:
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looking for more easter desserts? here are a few of our favorite:
- Cookie Dough Easter Eggs
- Easy Easter Sugar Cookies
- Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Easter Eggs
- Easter Egg Basket Cupcakes
- Butterscotch Bird Nest Treats
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