Raspberry Cheesecake Bars (lighter recipe)

Raspberry Cheesecake Bars (<I>lighter recipe</I>)

The same full flavor of our best raspberry and cheesecake bar in a lighter recipe.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

4:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup margarine, softened
1/3
cup light corn syrup
2 1/2
packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel) , softened
2
eggs
2
egg whites
1
cup light corn syrup
2
teaspoons vanilla
3/4
cup raspberry or strawberry jam
Powdered sugar, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  2. Beat flour, granulated sugar, salt, margarine, 1/3 cup corn syrup and 1/2 package cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until dough forms. Press evenly in pan.
  3. Beat remaining 2 packages cream cheese in medium bowl until smooth. Beat in eggs and egg whites until well blended. Beat in 1 cup corn syrup and the vanilla until smooth. Pour over dough.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until edges are light golden brown and filling is set (filling may appear puffy). Stir jam; spread over hot bars. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 3 hours until chilled.
  5. For 36 bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Sprinkle with powdered sugar just before serving. Refrigerate any remaining bars.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Rise to the occasion! If using self-rising flour, there is no need to add salt.
Success
To ensure recipe success, do not use vegetable oil spreads.
How-To
Be a cut above the rest! Use a wet knife to cut cheesecake bars, wiping it clean after each cut.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 20 mg;
  • Sodium 150 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 3 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.