Key Lime Cheesecake Dessert Squares

Key Lime Cheesecake Dessert Squares

Looking for a key lime dessert using Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix? Then check out these delicious cheesecake bars.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

6:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

servings

Crust
1/2
cup cold butter or margarine
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
Filling
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
3/4
cup Key lime juice
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
2
tablespoons flour
Topping
3/4
cup reserved cookie crust crumbs
3/4
cup coconut
3/4
cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, cut butter into cookie mixture using pastry blender or fork, until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 3/4 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in condensed milk, key lime juice, lime peel, and flour. Pour filling mixture over crust.
  4. In medium bowl, mix reserved cookie crumbs, coconut and macadamia nuts. Sprinkle evenly over top of filling. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown and mixture is set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 servings
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Consumer comments:
I LOVE cheesecake and I LOVE Key Lime Pie – these bars take it to a whole new level.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 26g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.