Lemon Cheesecake Bars

No need to wait for a special occasion for cheesecake. Enjoy
these creamy lemon bars tonight.

Prep: 20 min - Cook: 40 min

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
2 large eggs
2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) CARNATION Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon yellow food coloring, (optional)
1 cup sour cream

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter
with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly. Press onto
bottom and 1-inch up sides of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

BAKE for 25 minutes.

PLACE cream cheese, eggs, evaporated milk, granulated sugar,
flour, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring in blender
container; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour into partially
baked crust.

BAKE for additional 15 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on
wire rack. Spread sour cream over top; refrigerate. Cut into
bars. Garnish as desired.

Makes 24 bars


This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes.
www.backofthebox.com Home Page

This recipe used with permission from Nestle and www.verybestbaking.com.