Merry Cherry Cheesecake Bars
Red and green cherries add a festive touch of color to
a favorite bar.
Prep: 20 min - Baking: 28 min
Crumb Mixture Ingredients:
1/3 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped green candied cherries
1/4 cup chopped red candied cherries
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine all crumb mixture ingredients in
small mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until
well mixed (1 minute). Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture. Press
remaining crumb mixture onto bottom of ungreased 8-inch square
baking pan. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Combine all filling ingredients except cherries in same bowl.
Beat at medium speed until smooth (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in
cherries by hand. Spread filling over crust. Sprinkle with
reserved crumb mixture. Continue baking for 18 to 20 minutes
or until filling is set. Cut into bars while warm. Cover;
Makes 25 bars
Nutrition Facts (1 bar): Calories 110, Protein 1 g,
Carbohydrate 12 g, Fat 6 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Sodium 60 mg,
Fiber 0 g
This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.