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Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Bright lemony cheesecake bars with fresh blueberries on a Golden Grahams™ cereal crust -- perfection! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Crust

3 3/4
cups Golden Grahams™ cereal
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter, melted

Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
2
eggs
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
1
cup fresh blueberries
Powdered sugar, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In food processor, place cereal; cover and process until finely crushed. In medium bowl, mix crushed cereal and brown sugar with fork. Stir in melted butter until well blended. Press cereal mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar and lemon peel with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, scraping down side of bowl occasionally. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until just blended. Beat in lemon juice. Stir in blueberries. Spread filling evenly over cooled crust.
  • 4
    Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 30 minutes on cooling rack. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until cooled completely. Cut in 6 rows by 4 rows. When ready to serve, sprinkle powdered sugar on top of bars.

Expert Tips

  • To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper, and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or just until softened.
  • To make cutting cheesecake easier, dip a sharp straight-edge knife in warm water, and dry it each time you slice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
160mg
6%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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