White Chocolate-Key Lime Cheesecake Squares

Enjoy these baked cheesecake squares made using white chocolate – a wonderful dessert with citrusy twist.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
whole egg
3
teaspoons grated lime peel
3
oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, melted
4
egg yolks
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
3/4
cup water
1/4
cup Key lime juice
2
tablespoons butter
Lime slices, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease 8-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter and the brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add 1 teaspoon of the vanilla; beat until blended. On low speed, beat in flour until blended. Press dough into pan. Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on cooling rack.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add whole egg, 1 teaspoon of the lime peel and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat well. Add melted white chocolate; beat until combined. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 4 In 2-quart saucepan, mix egg yolks, granulated sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in water and lime juice. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons butter and remaining 2 teaspoons lime peel. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 5 Spread cream cheese filling over baked crust. Pour lime curd over filling.
  • 6 Bake 40 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on cooling rack. Chill 2 hours. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Garnish with lime slices. Store in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
292
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
122mg
122%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.