Galaxy Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Galaxy Cheesecake Bars are a stunning dessert that will transport your taste buds into outer space. Featuring a rich OREO crust and a creamy cheesecake layer swirled with mesmerizing galaxy colors, these bars are topped with edible stars and galaxy sprinkles for a truly celestial presentation. Perfect for themed parties or whenever you want to make a cosmic impression!



  • 30 OREOs, crushed
  • 1 stick of butter, melted

Cheesecake Batter:

  • 24 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Black, dark blue, pink, purple gel food coloring


  • Galaxy sprinkles
  • Silver sugar sprinkles


  1. Prepare Crust: Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 9×13 pan with foil. Blend OREOs and mix with melted butter. Press into pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  2. Cheesecake Mixture: Mix cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, then vanilla, sour cream, and flour.
  3. Color: Divide batter into four bowls, color each with gel food coloring.
  4. Assemble: Drop spoonfuls of colored batter onto crust. Swirl with a butter knife. Tap pan to smooth.
  5. Bake: Place a water-filled pan on the lower rack to prevent cracks. Bake cheesecake for 45 minutes.
  6. Cool & Chill: Let cool for 1 hour, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  7. Decorate: Sprinkle galaxy and sugar sprinkles. Gently press to adhere.

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total Time: About 5 hours
Yield: 16 servings
Category: Dessert
Method: Baking
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian


  • Use regular OREOs for the crust to achieve the best texture.
  • Allow the cheesecake to cool gradually in the oven with the door slightly open to avoid cracks.
  • Decorate after the cheesecake has fully chilled for optimal adherence of the sprinkles.


Can I use a different type of cookie for the crust? Yes, you can use any similar chocolate cookie, but adjustments may be needed for sugar and butter based on the cookie’s sweetness and moisture.

How can I prevent my cheesecake from cracking? Placing a pan of water in the oven during baking helps to maintain moisture and reduce the likelihood of cracking.

Can these cheesecake bars be frozen? Yes, you can freeze the cheesecake bars for up to 1 month. Wrap them individually in plastic wrap and thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

Conclusion: Galaxy Cheesecake Bars are not just a treat for the eyes but a delight for the palate as well. With their vibrant colors and rich, creamy texture, they make a perfect dessert for special occasions or as a whimsical treat to brighten any day. Dive into this galactic adventure and enjoy a slice of the cosmos at your table!

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